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Elephant and Isle: September half-term across two London schools

For the past five weeks I’ve been back-and-forth between my two schools, readjusting to the settings in each - one familiar, one brand new.

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New Beginnings

Fabrice, Programme Coordinator, explains what it is like to move from London to Birmingham and the different challenges he faces in his new school.

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Changes to The Access Project - FAQs

As we start another academic year we are really excited here at The Access Project about the changes we are making to our tuition program. Our tutors and students have always been at the heart of what we do and now teachers are as well.


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Why A-level results day is one of the most exciting days of the year

Andrew Berwick, Director of The Access Project, explains why he never stops being excited by A-level results day.

Like tens of thousands of 18-year-olds across the country, I will be getting up early and heading into school -- I'll congratulate...

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End of year celebrations

London Fun

This year’s London annual summer party was bigger and better than ever. The London team arrived early to blow up balloons and set up tables which were to hold the whopping 50 pizzas, the sweet stall and the giant version of Jenga. The...

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“I never leave a tutorial without having more confidence in myself that I really can get the grades to go on to study A-level Maths. She believes in me more than myself.”

We received the amazing feedback above from a year 11 student at Clapton Girls’ Academy who has just sat her GCSE exams this year. The student was paired with Jia-Yi Tay, a law graduate and associate solicitor at Linklaters. Over the course of this academic year they had 24 tutorials together and worked on maths skills in preparation for her exams. Read on to learn more about another of our Top Tutors!

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Important Information for Tutors - Our Exciting New Programme

The Access Project is changing. We are still working with our amazing volunteers to improve our students grades. We'll still be in schools providing University Support to help students make the best possible applications. It's the way that we do...

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VIDEO: High-flying graduate helps teenage astrophysicist aim for the moon!

Rob Laker is one of our star tutors from the West Midlands, in this brilliant video he explains why he gets so much out of tutoring his student.

An astrophysics graduate who along with his brother was the first in his family to go to university,...

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Vols Week Team Thank You

A huge Volunteers' Week thank you from all of us at The Access Project!

As Volunteers' Week 2016 comes to a close, read on for some additional #toptutor thanks and inspiring stories.

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How can schools drive improvement with innovative data?

So, how do you accurately measure the university destination profile of your school? Here Chris Hall, founder and director of impact measurement firm, Impact Box, explores some of the answers.

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