June 15, 2018
Founder of the Sutton Trust, Sir Peter Lampl, comments on the OECD’s latest report on social mobility.
June 7, 2018
Sutton Trust responds to HEPI Student Academic Experience Survey.
May 31, 2018
Co-authored with the NFER, latest Sutton Trust research reveals free schools are failing to fulfil their original purpose of being parent-led and innovative, while analysis shows disadvantaged pupils are less likely to attend, but when they do they perform better.
May 16, 2018
EasyPeasy, a digital programme that sends game ideas and tips on child development to parents, has been found to improve important skills in the early years
May 11, 2018
Sir Peter Lampl comments on the news that the Department for Education will launch a Selective Schools Expansion Fund.
April 19, 2018
New teacher polling shows nearly half academy leaders are sceptical about academy freedoms and schools are increasingly using pupil premium to plug wider gaps.
April 5, 2018
New analysis from the Sutton Trust reveals more closures of Sure Start children’s centres than originally thought, with as many as 1,000 fewer centres now than in 2009.
March 15, 2018
The latest Sutton Trust research reveals the extent to which the 2012 fee increase exacerbated a long-term decline in part-time students.
March 7, 2018
Two new initiatives developed with the Sutton Trust are being launched to help young people from low income families compete for future apprenticeships at the BBC.
February 27, 2018
Disadvantaged students across the UK are over three times more likely to live at home while attending university than their most advantaged counterparts, new research from the Sutton Trust reveals.
February 19, 2018
Sir Peter Lampl responds to government announcement of Higher Education funding review.
January 30, 2018
Rising rents and inflation mean an unpaid internship now costs a single person living in London a minimum of £1,019 per month, according to Sutton Trust research published today.
January 12, 2018
42 British state school students from low and moderate-income backgrounds have won places to study at top US universities through the Sutton Trust US Programme
December 19, 2017
An overhaul of university admissions processes is being urged today in a new Sutton Trust research report which shows that the brightest disadvantaged students are losing out in the current system
December 14, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, comments on Justine Greening’s new social mobility action plan launched today
December 13, 2017
Director of Research and Communications, Conor Ryan, responds to the Scotland’s Commissioner for Fair Access’ first annual report
December 3, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl responded to the news that Alan Milburn and his colleagues have resigned from the Social Mobility Commission.
November 30, 2017
New Sutton Trust research highlights big gender gap in apprentice earnings and reveals poorer young people are less likely to start best apprenticeships.
November 28, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl responds to the Social Mobility Commission’s annual State of the Nation report, which highlights regional differences in social mobility across the country.
November 24, 2017
Results from trial of Manchester-based parental engagement programme shows supporting parents to get involved in their child’s learning can boost home learning environments.
November 16, 2017
New Sutton Trust research finds that 81% of graduates will never repay student loans and urges the Chancellor to means-test fees and restore maintenance grants in his Budget.
October 26, 2017
Lowering university offers for disadvantaged pupils by just two grades could lead to a 50% increase in the number of free school meals eligible pupils admitted to top universities.
October 19, 2017
The Department for Education has published a consultation on the proposed new regulatory framework for higher education. This includes plans for the new Office for Students, which will replace the Office for Fair Access (OFFA).
October 16, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl, Founder and Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, comments on OFFA’s report calling for fundamental changes in widening participation.
October 12, 2017
There is a big mismatch between pupil take-up of extra-curricular activities in secondary schools – activities that could help develop the life skills regarded as essential by employers – and what teachers say their school is offering.
October 1, 2017
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.
September 28, 2017
The government’s scheme to give working parents 30 hours of free childcare could harm social mobility by widening the gap in school readiness between disadvantaged children and their more advantaged peers, according to our new report.
September 7, 2017
Poorer pupils in England get less help with their homework than their better-off classmates, according to new analysis of the OECD’s PISA survey published by the Sutton Trust today. New polling also finds 30% of pupils have received some private tuition, up from 18% in 2005.
August 23, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl responds to the latest OFFA access agreements with universities.
August 10, 2017
The proportion of young people who think they are likely to go into Higher Education when they are old enough has fallen to the lowest level since 2009, according to new Ipsos MORI polling.