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?

Our Inspiring Excellence Programme course this week is 'Cell Biology and Genetics'. The course includes seminars, research, presentations, lab work, a visit to the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and a guest speaker, Dr Rob Kay.

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

Overcoming Social Immobility

Villiers Park Educational Trust inspires young people to fulfil their potential. Our impact is substantial – we are succeeding in overcoming the barriers to social mobility through our programmes.

Discover the full story on how our Scholars Programme, Inspiring Excellence Programme and Advisory Service are changing the lives of young people in the UK by clicking on ‘News and Views’ at the top of this news item.