We transform the lives of hundreds of underrepresented young people every year. We broaden horizons, work to remove barriers, increase confidence and encourage students to think far beyond school, to careers and futures that are right for them.
Our students take part in leadership challenges which give them the opportunity to create, launch and lead an enrichment activity in their school community.
The young people we work with our ambitious. They are keen to become the best they can be. And we help them get there.
Research shows the attainment gap between GCSE students from less privileged backgrounds and their more affluent classmates is widening. Academically, the poorest students will be almost two years behind their peers by the time they finish Year 11.
We are helping to buck that trend, with excellent GCSE and A level results for 2021-22.
Only 23% of all state school students compared to 65% of all independently schooled students progress to the most selective university course or higher level apprenticeships.
With our help, young people not only aim high, but also far and wide.
Their chosen university courses and apprenticeships were rich and varied, including:
Mikayla is from Plymouth. Her brother requires round the clock care and she works part time to help support her family. She wants to study neuroscience at university.