What the programme offers

Regular Support Webinars

Regular Support Webinars

Webinars designed to support you and your students through this uncertain time. Each of these webinars will include:

  • In-depth research on current issues
  • Access to support channels for you and your students
  • Learn how the Sutton Trust programmes can directly support your students
  • To join us at these webinars, sign up just here and the details will be sent to your inbox each month

Monthly tips and resources

Monthly tips and resources

Every month you will be emailed with clear instructions and an accessible resource to help you implement each step.

  • If you would like to sign up to receive these straight to your inbox each month, click here

Online Personal statement builder

Online Personal statement builder

The OSCAR platform hosts the tools and resources needed to implement development plans. This contains a personal statement builder that all your students can access, giving them support to plan, structure and edit their statement. You will have full oversight of where each of your students are in their progress.

Free moderation service

Free moderation service

You will access to a moderation service for personal statements, references, staff training materials and student-facing resources from Causeway’s team of progression experts.

Programme Structure

The next webinar will take place on Tuesday 13th July at 4pm and 6pm, you can sign up for each session using the attached links. We will cover the resources and knowledge needed to provide useful support for Admissions Tests. 

We will update this page regularly with confirmed dates for each session. You can sign up for the confirmed sessions below. Each topic will take place twice – once at 4pm and again at 6pm. You can click on those links below to reserve your place. 

Month Causeway Education Sutton Trust
January 2021 Making Higher Education encounters count during COVID UK Summer Schools & Apprenticeships Webinar
February 2021 What is the ideal timeline for Higher Education progression?
March 2021
April 2021 Sutton Trust and Social Mobility: 4pm & 6pm
27th May 2021 From good to outstanding Personal Statements: 4pm & 6pm
15th June 2021 Outstanding applications need outstanding references: 4pm & 6pm
13th July 2021 Useful support for admissions tests: 4pm & 6pm
August 2021
September 2021 Supporting students to make ambitious choices Pathways Webinar

Who can apply

We are currently not recruiting for this programme, but if you think you and your school would benefit but haven’t already received information about the programme please contact [email protected] to see if your school fits our criteria.

We target schools based on a high proportion of students on free school meals and/or lower than average A Level performance and/or university progression rates.

If you would like to come along to any of our webinars, please sign up to our mailing list here and the details will be sent straight to your inbox every month.

Programme Partners

This programme is run in partnership with Causeway Education.


Although we’re not currently recruiting, our partners Causeway Education have created some resources to help teachers support students who are thinking about university. For access, please email us at [email protected]

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