Mariam talks about her role as an SPT mentor where she has led sessions once a week at Foxford School. She describes the activities that she leads and how this has impacted the young people she works with.
Warwick Sutton Scholars Residential: How do you engage young people in their own personal development?
Maria Kehr, Sutton Scholars Programme Coordinator writes about the residential her Year 9 students in Cohort 4 attended in November. She reflects on their own personal development and the benefits they received throughout access to the programme and the residential itself.
Our Evaluation and Evidence Manager, Tammy Thiele, talks about how the work we do looks in numbers. She explains how evidence and evaluation are used in our team to understand, and maximise the difference our Widening Participation initiatives make to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The Realising Opportunities programme has had a busy few months with a range of events from the Launch, to Research Workshops and Celebrations. Read more to find out what these involved.
One of our SPT mentors, Sebastian, writes about his experience of going into a school regularly to deliver sessions to the young people there.
The School for Cross-Faculty Studies are running an exciting competition for Year 12 Students on the topic of Global Sustainable Development (GSD). Entrants choose to answer one of three possible questions on important GSD issues. This competition wants to attract students with a broad of skills and strengths, as such submissions are not limited to written essays. Students have the opportunity to choose from a range of approaches. Read on for more information and how to enter.
The Widening Participation and Outreach Team wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
We have updated the contextual data section of the University website. If you go to the updated version here you will find some potentially useful tools in the hyperlinks. These tools include a target school list , link to department for education performance tables, IMD and a postcode look up tool that checks if you are from eligible POLAR 3 or IMD postcodes.