Supporting your learners to access higher education.

We know your role is crucial in supporting your learners, and we have the tools to help.

our offering

Core Programme

Our core programme consists of a range of workshops and campus visits. From uncovering HE and providing an insight into student life, to exam success and subject masterclasses, we know how to inform and inspire your learners.

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Attainment Raising

We’re now working with schools and colleges to help raise the attainment of learners across our region. From mentoring and tutoring, to summer schools and innovative projects, we know how to boost the confidence, resilience and self-efficacy of your learners.

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Under-represented groups

Being care experienced, having a disability, or being a young carer often means learners face additional barriers when it comes to realising their education and career ambitions. Our tailored provision helps to level the playing field for these young people.

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Helping you to support your learners, and your school to meet the Gatsby benchmarks.

Our evidence-based and carefully designed activities are mapped to Gatsby Benchmarks and meet a range of learning outcomes, helping your school deliver its careers strategy whilst educating and motivating your learners.

Our Evaluation Framework follows a set of key principles to respond to the needs of your learners at each step in their education journey:

  • Intention – Increasing the intention of young people to progress to higher education.
  • Knowledge – Providing the information, advice and guidance (IAG) needed to make informed decisions and understand the benefits of higher education.
  • Attitude – Improving confidence and enhancing motivation towards learning.
  • Skills – Developing the academic and personal skills needed to succeed.
  • Sense of belonging – Seeing higher education as a valid option for them.

Together we can support your learners achieve their future goals and potential.

Outreach Programme Guide

Take a look at our Outreach Programme for more information about our core offering.

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Uncovered CPD – Looked After Children / Care leavers

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Uncovered CPD – Looked After Children / Care leavers

This 30-minute session is suitable for foster carers, social workers and other key influencers of care experienced young people. It gives an overview of HE, including financial and pastoral support, and tips on supporting young people making decisions. We are happy to deliver this session as part of any training or information events that may be happening locally.

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