Since 2019, we have been participating in The Scholars Programme, an academic programme run by The Brilliant Club (an organisation which aims to widen access for outstanding pupils in non-selective state schools to the United Kingdom’s most selective universities).
Twelve students are selected to participate in each placement. In order to participate, at least 55% of students on each placement must fall into one of the following categories:
The programme aims to give students an experience of university-style learning through:
- A launch trip to a highly-selective university
- Seven tutorials led by a PhD tutor, teaching the students a supra-curricular topic based on their current research.
- The completion of a challenging final assignment pitched at least one key stage above their current level
- A graduation trip to another highly-selective university to celebrate their achievements
Placements run each year as follows:
This is fully funded for students from our Pupil Premium budget.
To find out more about the programme, please click here: https://thebrilliantclub.org/the-scholars-programme/
Please click below to read our impact reports from our previous placements: