Author: Rory Sheridan

Uni Connect Year 9 Sutton Hub Launch

Last week, we officially launched the Uni Connect programme for our new Year 9 cohort in Sutton. The launch event is a great opportunity to invite learners and their families to hear more about the programme and meet the team, but also to meet other young people taking part locally. The event featured a line-up

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SEND CPD annual conference 2020

Coping with Cuts: Doing More with Less  

Coping with Cuts: Doing More with Less   Aimhigher London SEND CPD annual conference 2020   50 delegates attended the Aimhigher London SEND CPD event on Wednesday 5th February at Kingston University, 10-4.00 pm. This event was sponsored by Microlink. Participants comprised of school, college and university sector providers and representatives from local authorities Aim: To provide practitioners

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The Uni Connect Programme Bears Fruit

The Office for Students’ university outreach programme, Uni Connect (formally the National Collaborative Outreach Programme) is celebrating the latest batch of sixth formers who are off to university in October. Kieran, a participant in the programme, is in the second year of the sixth form at Carshalton Boys Sports College in Sutton. He’s been taking

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Aimhigher London team visits national NCOP conference

Our NCOP team, Mark, Justine and Kirsty, along with student ambassador Harrison from the University of Roehampton, attended the national NCOP conference, Making Change through Collaboration, in Birmingham last week. The conference was an opportunity for representatives from across the programme to share best practice, reflect on the impact of the programme so far with

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Debate Higher Oracy Project Report 2018/19

Aimhigher London have compiled a report on the Debate Higher Oracy Project, where 60 Key Stage 3 learners took part across the 2018/19 academic year.  Click here to visit our resources and reports page to download the report to learn about the project, the learners who took part and what the feedback was. We’re very

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Ark Academy join the partnership

We are delighted to confirm we are now working in partnership with the Ark Academy chain of schools. We look forward to working with three schools initially: Ark Burlington Danes Academy, Ark All Saints Academy and Ark Acton Academy, broadening our reach into the boroughs of Ealing, Camberwell and Acton. We are particularly interested in

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Preparing to Progress – Transition Support for SEND

SEND Learner Transitions Conference Annual Conference 2019 Preparing to Progress – Transition Support for SEND 52 delegates attended the Conference event on Friday 29th March at Kingston University, Kingston Hill from 10-4:00pm. Participants comprised of school and college learners, parents and carers and staff members from schools, colleges and universities interested in supporting the transition

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