On Wednesday 2nd November, 14 of our Year 7 students visited the University of Manchester for the launch of the Scholars Programme, an academic programme run by The Brilliant Club.
The Brilliant Club is an organisation that supports outstanding students in non-selective state schools to progress to the UK's most competitive universities.
What does The Scholars Programme offer?
- Challenging courses on subjects beyond the curriculum, taught by a world class PhD researcher
- Experience of university-style learning in small group tutorials
- Two visits to the most competitive universities
- Develop key university-preparedness skills including critical thinking, subject knowledge, written communication, and university self-efficacy
- Scholars Programme graduates are almost twice as likely to progress to highly-selective universities (UCAS evaluation, 2019)
- Robust impact reports showcasing progress towards national education targets
- Cited as an effective use of Pupil Premium by Ofsted