Yearly Archives: 2006

Pioneer project to open up independent schools to all children on merit is a ‘great success’

A five year evaluation of Britain's only project to open up a private day secondary school to all children on the basis of merit rather than wealth through the Open Access scheme at The Belvedere Girls' School in the Toxteth area of Liverpool confirms its success in raising opportunities and attainment for a wide and socially diverse group of youngsters.

2017-07-05T12:55:58+01:00May 1st, 2006|Categories: Press releases|

£1.5m charitable donation to widen access to legal profession

The College of Law and the Sutton Trust today announced major donations worth £1.5m to promote access to the legal profession. The College which is donating £1.25m will work in partnership with the Sutton Trust, which is contributing a further £250,000 and will manage the project, to develop a national network to attract more people from less privileged backgrounds into the legal profession.

2017-07-05T12:56:47+01:00April 1st, 2006|Categories: Our news, Press releases|

Teacher opposition to academies grows

More than half of secondary school teachers in England and Wales (53%) do not think that setting up city academies is an appropriate way of raising standards in deprived areas, according to a MORI poll of secondary school teachers commissioned by the Sutton Trust and published today.

2017-07-05T12:58:17+01:00January 1st, 2006|Categories: Press releases|