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Views of our alumni

As our 20th anniversary year comes to an end, we caught up with our alumni community to find out where they are now and how the Sutton Trust has impacted their lives. Alumni Manager, Jessica Adams and Communications Officer, Grace Veenman report.

2017-12-13T15:58:38+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Our news|

Summer School Success

As the Trust celebrates 20 years of its flagship programme: UK Summer Schools, we look back on the success of this year’s cohort.

2017-11-30T14:24:07+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Our news|

Sutton Scholar wins award for ‘best effort’

Jake Brown, one of our Sutton Scholars, has won a UCL award for ‘best effort’. The UCL Student Ambassadors judged that he and three other students had made the biggest contribution to this year’s summer school

2017-10-27T10:31:59+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Our news|

Addressing the early years challenge

Laura Barbour, Early Years lead at the Sutton Trust, was invited to discuss the impact of early years policy on social mobility by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on nursery schools and nursery classes.

2017-10-12T12:26:48+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Our news|

The next five years

The Sutton Trust launched its first five-year strategy at a prestigious 20th anniversary event for donors at Tate Britain last night.

2017-09-21T09:53:08+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Our news|

Programmes Spotlight – Sutton Scholars

Sutton Scholars is our flagship programme for younger students in years 8-9 (ages 12-14). The programme runs at five leading universities, and gives disadvantaged students two years of structured support to develop their skills.

2017-07-05T17:31:20+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Our news|

Sutton Scholars is now underway

Sutton Scholars supports 640 young people in Years 7-10 each year. It aims to increase the number of bright students from disadvantaged backgrounds accessing selective universities by providing early, long-term interventions to bridge the gap between state and private school provision.

2017-08-04T14:32:33+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Our news|
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