3 December 2013
The Sutton Trust comments on the new OECD report
AT LEAST A QUARTER OF ACCESS GAP TO TOP UNIVERSITIES “NOT DUE TO ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT” - SUTTON TRUST RESEARCH
13 November 2013
At least a quarter of the access gap to the top universities in England, the United States and Australia cannot be explained by academic achievement, according to new research to be presented at a Sutton Trust summit this morning.
11 November 2013
Fifty bright British state school pupils from low and middle income homes will get a unique opportunity to spend a week at Harvard in summer 2014 as the Sutton Trust expands its successful US Programme in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
8 November 2013
More than four times as many grammar school pupils come from outside the state sector – with the vast majority likely to be from fee-paying preparatory schools – than the number entitled to free school meals, new Sutton Trust research shows today.
17 October 2013
Sir Peter Lampl, chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation said that today’s report by the social mobility commissioner Alan Milburn provided a wake-up call to politicians and policy-makers on the dangers of social mobility reversing again.
17 October 2013
England needs an apprenticeship revolution, with 150-300,000 extra three-year apprenticeship starts each year for young people, according to a major new analysis by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for the Sutton Trust.
4 October 2013
New research for the Sutton Trust by Professor Sally Power and her colleagues at Cardiff University looks at the experiences of some of the students who benefited from the Assisted Places scheme (1980-1997).
12 September 2013
Mature student applications in England have fallen by more than 18,000 (a 14% decline) since the introduction of the new £9,000 fees regime, a new analysis of UCAS data by the Independent Commission on Fees shows today.
6 September 2013
The proportion of young people saying that they have received private tuition has remained high over the last year, with Londoners most likely to have had extra teaching, according to a new Sutton Trust survey.
12 July 2013
Britain’s brightest boys from the least advantaged homes are more likely to score poorly on international reading tests than those in any other advanced nation, according to new Sutton Trust research published today.