Laura Bruce, Head of Programmes and Carl Cullinane, Acting Head of Research and Policy pick out three key issues preventing contextual admissions – giving low-income pupils a grade-break - from delivering on fair access.
Keep up to date with this month's key education appointments, announcements and mentions of the Sutton Trust.
Sean Coughlan quotes Sir Peter Lampl's response to the latest HESA university admissions data in an article for the BBC.
Top universities will need to accept fewer middle class students to meet diversity targets, regulator admits
Camilla Turner quotes Sir Peter Lampl in an article for the Daily Telegraph in response to the OfS' latest paper on widening access.
Eleanor Busby covers the APPG on Social Mobility's report, quoting Sir Peter Lampl on the regional attainment gap in an article for the Independent.
Nicola Woolcock covers the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility's report, for which the Sutton Trust provides the Secretariat, in an article for the Times.
Martin George covers the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility's report, for which the Sutton Trust provides the Secretariat, in an article for the TES.
Areas in England where social mobility is low are likely to fall back even further from the rest of the country. This has serious economic and social repercussions for those living there, according to the report of a cross-party MPs and peers inquiry into the regional attainment gap, published today.
Ruby Nightingale, Communications and Public Affairs Officer at the Sutton Trust, reports on the APPG on social mobility’s inquiry on the regional attainment gap and sets out how we might close it.
To celebrate Care Day 2019, we speak to Michelle Sebele: a care leaver, UK Summer School alum, Alumni Leadership Board member, and advocate for change.