With increasing pressure on young people around exams, and regular restructuring of GCSEs and A levels, it is easy to focus on academic results as the primary consideration for a young person’s success in life. But education is, and should be, about a lot more than that.
Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, responded to Prime Minister Theresa May's announcements today on tuition fees, including plans to raise the repayment threshold, freeze fees and have a wider review of student finance.
The Sutton Trust was mentioned in the BBC News (Scotland) reports on record numbers of Scots entering higher education. Trust research was cited by Liz Smith MSP in her comments.
Conor Ryan wrote for the TES about the need to improve accountability and support for high attainers in comprehensives.
Ayesha Harzarika commented on the new Sutton Trust/BCG research on automation in her Evening Standard column.
Rob Davies and Elena Creci cited Sutton Trust research in a Guardian news feature on internships
Sir Peter Lampl, Founder and Chairman of the Sutton Trust and Chairman of the Education Endowment Foundation, comments on today’s report on grammar schools from the Education Select Committee.
The Sun relaunches Sun Scholars to help recruit to the Sutton Trust summer schools.
Sian Griffiths interviewed the Sutton Trust Class of 2017 for a Sunday Times news piece on our US Programme.
Three year attainment gap between poor pupils and their better-off classmates separates Britain’s brightest teenage girls
Bright but poor pupils lag behind their bright but better-off classmates by around two years and eight months in maths, science and reading, according to new Sutton Trust research published today.