We are a foundation which improves social mobility in the UK through evidence-based programmes, research and policy advocacy. From early years’ through school, college and university to the workplace, we work to combat educational inequality and prevent the subsequent waste of talent. 

Chain effects 2018

December 20, 2018 Becky Francis, Merryn Hutchings

The fifth and final Chain Effects report analyses the effectiveness of the academies programme on the attainment of disadvantaged young people, including their impact on low and high attainers.

Access to advantage

December 7, 2018 Rebecca Montacute

Research Fellow Rebecca Montacute looks at how university access in England is impacted by the school attended and location in the country.

Pay as you go?

November 23, 2018 Carl Cullinane, Rebecca Montacute

‘Pay As You Go?’ uses YouGov survey data from thousands of young graduates and employers to paint a detailed picture of graduate internships for the first time.


January 7th, 2019|

Sir Peter Lampl, founder of the Sutton Trust and Chairman of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), has announced the appointment of Anna Williams as the Sutton Trust’s new Director of Communications, Research and Advocacy.

Twelve social mobility stats of 2018

December 24th, 2018|

2018 has been another year of agenda-setting research for the Sutton Trust. From early years to apprenticeships, we take a look back at twelve stand-out statistics from this year’s reports.