Future access to HE: a view from an ‘Independent/State School Partnership’

By Peter Rawling – In 2007 seven schools got together to form an Independent/State School Partnership (ISSP) in the Thames Valley area. The primary aims of the partnership were to raise attainment at GCSE and to raise aspirations to stay on in education at both post-16 and post-18 levels. Three of the schools already had large Sixth Forms and considerable experience of getting students into higher education, others were developing Sixth Forms and entering the UCAS process for the first […]

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