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Realising Opportunities Launch

Eighty year 12 students and their parents attended the Realising Opportunities programme launch at the University of Warwick campus on Friday 26th January. The students learnt about the two-year programme and how it will support them on their journey to university.

Throughout the programme the students will be supported by the University of Warwick and a dedicated ementor who is a currently a student here. Successful completion of the RO Programme gives them the opportunity to have their achievements recognised through UCAS, resulting in additional consideration and the potential for alternative offers from the RO universities.

More information about the Realising Opportunities website can be found here.


Wed 21 February 2018, 11:10 | Tags: Realising Opportunities

FREE CPD conference for teachers and advisers

We are working together to offer two free one-day conferences providing information for state schools and colleges about opportunities, entry processes and requirements for Russell Group universities

Wed 31 January 2018, 15:22

Global Sustainable Development Essay Competition (Yr 12)

Winners will receive £50 cash prize and the opportunity to spend a workshop day at Warwick University

Wed 31 January 2018, 14:51

Teaching Race and the British Empire

Teaching Race and the British Empire
Friday 2nd March, 16:45-19:00 at the University of Warwick

Wed 31 January 2018, 14:22

Year 9 Languages Day: City of Culture Awards

Pupils will be divided into small language groups (French, German, Italian, or Spanish) and asked to produce a poster making the case for their hometown to be awarded 2018 City of Culture

Wed 31 January 2018, 14:13

Teaching Race and the British Empire - Friday 2nd March, 16:45-19:00 at the University of Warwick

Teaching Race and the British Empire
Friday 2nd March, 16:45-19:00 at the University of Warwick

Secondary History teachers are invited to a special CPD event at the University of Warwick exploring the West India Regiments in the 18th to 20th centuries as a lens through which to examine colonial history, empire, the slave trade, and military history.
Speakers include:

    • Keynote speakers Abdul Mohamud and Dr Robin Whitburn, founders of Justice To History and history educators at UCL Institute of Education
      • Andy Holland, who has worked as a History teacher and lecturer in schools and colleges for over 30 years, and is also an experienced A Level examiner and the author of a number of A Level History textbooks
        • Melissa Bennett, PhD student at Warwick University working on the Africa’s Sons Under Arms Project and Higher Education Coordinator at Museum of London


        The event will enable teachers to build on their knowledge of teaching race and empire in the classroom through object-based learning, extend best practice in developing students’ skills in historical enquiry and interpretation, and take away practical ideas for lessons. There will also be networking opportunities and refreshments provided.

        The event is aimed at key stage 3, key stage 4 and A Level History teachers.
        The event is part of Africa's Sons Under Arms, a collaborative research project between the University of Warwick and the British Library, and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). It uses the history of the West India Regiments to explore armed people of African descent serving within the wider British army. This will bring improved understanding of the nature of racial thought from the 18th to 20th centuries. For more information on the project and to view online resources:
        The event is FREE of charge but booking is required. To do so, please e-mail


        Thu 25 January 2018, 09:57

        British Biology Olympiad 2018


        Teachers can now register their post-16 students for the British Biology Olympiad (23rd – 31st January). The online competition challenges students with an interest in biology to expand their talents, and also provides a means of selecting a team to represent the UK at the International Biology Olympiad. Your first two student participants can take part free of charge.

        Tue 16 January 2018, 09:49


        This is a wonderful opportunity for Year 11/12 students to learn valuable research and presentations skills, engage with current academic debate, meet world leading academics and get a taste of the vibrant and engaging life at the University of Warwick

        Mon 08 January 2018, 14:53

        Year 9 Languages Apprentice Day (French, German, Italian and Spanish)

        This event is modelled on the popular BBC television series The Apprentice. Year 9 pupils will be divided into small groups and will be set the challenge of producing an advertising campaign to encourage foreign tourist boards to invest in their company and the local area.

        Mon 08 January 2018, 14:49

        Seasons greetings!

        Seasons greetings from everyone at the Outreach team at the University of Warwick - we wish you a restful break and a happy new year!

        Please note, the office will be closed from 3pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 and will reopen again on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

        Thu 14 December 2017, 08:55

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