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Teachers and Partner Schools

Recruitment for 2016/17 for a new cohort of Year 8 students is now CLOSED

Who can apply?

Warwick Sutton Scholars works with schools within the West Midlands.

If you are interested in the programme and want to know how your school can get involved please email suttonscholars at warwick dot ac dot uk

To be eligible for a place on the programme students must meet several academic and social criteria. The criteria is as follows:

Academic criteria - students must meet several of these:


o Students recognised as gifted and talented or highly able by their school
o Students whose end of primary Key Stage 2 sub level test results in Maths, Reading and Writing demonstrated high ability (level5 or above)
o Students who have the potential to achieve five or more A*s and As at GCSE
o Students who receive a strong academic reference from their teachers

Social criteria - students must meet several of these:


o Students who are eligible for free school meals/Pupil Premium/Service Premium/or equivalent
o Students who have no parental or immediate family history of Higher Education (older siblings accepted)
o Students who are currently, or have been looked after by the local authority for more than 3 months
o Students who live in neighbourhoods where few people go to university (assessed by home postcode)
o Students who have other circumstances that need to be considered