Far too many able young people substantially underachieve, particularly those from less advantaged backgrounds, creating a major block to improving social mobility in the UK. We are a national leader in tackling this problem - our transformational programmes inspire success.

What's going on at Villiers Park?

Over the next two days we are excited to welcome our Year 10 Tyneside STEM Scholars on their first residential course at Villiers Park, Scholars’ STEM University.

As the country marks the centenary of the First World War we felt it appropriate to share a few stories with you, month by month, from September 1914 to 1918. Find out what our alumni were doing one hundred years ago by clicking on the 'View all news' button on the right hand side of this page.

News and Views

Villiers Park leads the way - minister

We were delighted to welcome Nicky Morgan (Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities) and Heidi Allen (South Cambridgeshire MP) to Villiers Park recently. In addion to finding out about how our programme is making such a positive impact, Nicky and Heidi met a number of our Year 13 Scholars, some of our best advocates, who shared their experiences of the Scholars Programme and how it has helped them to raise their aspirations and attainment.

To read the full story, as reported by Cambridge News, please click on 'News and Views' above.