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The Access Project Oxbridge Society

On Saturday the 25th of April the first meeting of The Access Project Oxbridge society took place at King Solomon Academy in central London.

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Put Away The Highlighter

This week, Programme Coordinator Tom has been adding new ideas to our 'stage 2' tutor training session

I love talking to our tutors. It’s often through conversations with our volunteer tutors that I find the best ways to develop The Access...

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Good Routines by Jake Farrell

There’s an amazing book called “The Art of Fielding” by American author Chad Harbach which deals with, amongst a great many other things, the influence and importance of routine.

The protagonist is called Henry Skrimshander and he’s a baseball...

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Is having an engaged student a good thing?

In today's blog Programme Coordinator Tom discusses whether having an engaged tutee should be a tutor's goal.

At training sessions tutors often ask how they can engage their tutees more. How can they make tutorials more exciting, more...

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Language Learning Tips by Michaela Joseph

Here at The Access Project we are proud of inspiring young people to enjoy and value their learning. One subject area that our tutors help out in is languages - not always the easiest subject to love when you are a student. In today's blog Michaela writes about her new found love of languages, how to make them more interesting for young people and offers some tips on improving your own learning.

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The Access Project West Midlands Launch by Parys Lambert and Sehar Mahmood

In today's blog Ormiston Forge Academy student Saher Mahmood shares her experiences of The Access Project and of the recent launch in the West Midlands. If you want to get help our amazing team and students in the West Midlands then click here.

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A visit to FAC Technology by Richie Parasam and Mo Ismail

Last  tutee Mo Ismail and his tutor Richie Parasam visited hi-tech start-up FAC Technology (FACT). This was an opportunity to see some of the theory Mo is studying in his Physics GCSE applied in the ‘real world’.

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Enrichment Opportunities for Access Project Students

Students in London and Brum have it all! We write a regular enrichment newsletter for the students that is jam-packed full of wonderful things that they can easily get involved in. This blog post is to  celebrate a re-launch of the...

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Star Students - a blog by Aneesa and Biftuu

Aneesa and Biftuu, two fantastic Access Project students at Hornsey School for Girls, have been attending UCL for free lectures after school. Aneesa has written a guest blog post about the experience. If you want to be a part of The Access Project click here for more information.

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Capricorn Fund Policy Challenge

Last Friday schools from across The Access Project took part in the Capricorn Fund Policy Challenge, an amazing opportunity offered in conjunction with the Cabinet Office. The young people involved did their schools proud and contributed to an...

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