The Access Project delivers a personalised programme for year 10s to year 13s to support them in securing places at the UK's most selective universities.
They work in school and provide students with a volunteer academic tutor from business to support them in a particular subject at GCSE or A level. They deliver a programme of tailored one to one and group support on the pathway to university, such as support around choosing GCSEs and A levels, making a good university application, and student finance.
They say that students at the schools they work with are twice as likely to attend a selective university than students at similar schools, and make on average an extra 6 months academic progress in their tutored subject.
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Identifying and locating grammar schools. Grammar schools are located in 36 English local authorities. Almost half of these are considered 'selective authorities' (eg Kent and Buckinghamshire), where around one in five local children are selected for grammar school entry based on ability. The others are areas such as Barnet or Kingston, with only a few grammar schools.
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