Inspiring Excellence courses at Villiers Park
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Whether it's delving into a favourite subject, developing a skill or exploring a potential career, our courses and workshops are here to help young people imagine a whole range of new positive futures.

Our courses are unique and challenging, including a variety of self-directed and facilitated units to help young people get the best out of themselves. The courses are created and delivered by the experts, with tutors from both the academic and corporate worlds to help deliver a rounded perspective.

Each of our courses includes carefully designed assessments that enable young people to identify and articulate their learning and development with plenty of opportunity for reflection in all they have learned.

If you are a teacher or work for a school, please sign up to our Courses Newsletter to receive regular updates about our courses.

Upcoming Courses

ecology course

Ecology and Evolution

24, 25 and 29 November 2021 4 pm to 6:30 pm each day
Explore the fundamentals of ecology and evolution Learn how knowledge of both areas is vital for managing environmental change This is a brand new course for Y12-13 students ...
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conservation course wwf

Conservation for a Sustainable Future

8, 9 and 14 December 2021 4 pm to 6.30 pm each day
Explore issues relating to biodiversity loss Understand the importance of conservation biology, locally and globally This is a brand new facilitated online course for Y12-13 stude...
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Deborah Richardson, Inspiring Excellence Programme Director

Find out more about our courses

Deborah Richardson - Director of Curriculum
Deborah manages the courses and workshops. We'd love to welcome students from schools across the UK to our courses, so please do get in touch with questions if you have them. 

Contact Deborah

01223 872601
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Benefits of our Courses and Workshops

  • Taught by expert tutors who deliver cutting-edge material
  • Work with like-minded students from across the country
  • Develop your academic and personal skills using our skills for success model, which is highly regarded by universities and employers
  • Realise the potential and career opportunities of your favourite subject
  • Mention on UCAS applications, use in your personal statement and on CVs
  • 98.7% of students rated their courses as good or excellent

97% of students felt their passion for the subject had increased

Five checkmarks

91.5% of Inspiring Excellence students improved at least five Skills for Success, such as problem solving and teamwork

Inspiring Excellence students
National Average

Students going to university


with 80% of those going to a leading university

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Staying with us for a residential course

Find out all information you need about staying with us at Villiers Park, including accommodation, food, our facilities and what to pack.