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News HECan Launches in South Yorkshire

Thursday 10th May 2018

Nearly fifty South Yorkshire young men have embarked on a six-month motivational initiative to aid them in progressing to Higher Education: HECan. The HECan project has been developed by HeppSY+ and spans the rest of the academic year. The students…

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VideoHeppSY+ Graduate Intern Recruitment

Wednesday 9th May 2018

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News Rotherham Teenagers Scale New Heights To Inspire Education Ambitions

Thursday 19th April 2018

Rotherham teenagers are set to scale new heights in a challenging physical activity programme launched this week to inspire them to aim high in their education. Forty-eight students from Thomas Rotherham College are taking part in Challenge Yourself, which develops…

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News HeppSY+ Conference Makes a Big Impression on South Yorkshire Students

Friday 23rd March 2018

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students from two schools and one college in South Yorkshire came together on Wednesday 7th March to explore their higher education opportunities. Over 60 students from Parkwood Academy, Firth Park Academy and Longley Park…

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News Outwood Academy Danum HeppSY+ Launch Week

Wednesday 28th February 2018

In January Outwood Academy Danum embarked on a week of exciting and engaging activity to launch the HeppSY+ programme across their school.  The launch fitted perfectly with the Outwood ethos, a fully inclusive learning environment, and their mission statement “Students…

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News HeppSY+ Schools and Colleges Get Together at Latest Network Meeting

Wednesday 14th February 2018

On Wednesday 31st January, representatives from HeppSY+ schools and colleges across South Yorkshire gathered at a network meeting. Attendees had the opportunity to see the other schools and colleges involved, share experiences and information, and network with one another. 100%…

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News Mexborough Academy Students Explore Their Opportunities At The AMRC

Thursday 1st February 2018

On Wednesday 17th January fifteen Year 10 students from Mexborough Academy in Rotherham visited the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Training Centre. Many of the students are involved in the HeppSY+ programme and the trip allowed them to explore alternative…

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VideoWidening Participation Takes To The Road

Wednesday 31st January 2018

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News Year 13 UCAS Application Support Session

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

HeppSY+ are providing free sessions to support you with your UCAS application. The sessions will include: Information about the different higher education options available Advice and guidance on how to complete the UCAS application form Tips and guidance on writing…

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News HeppSY+ Deliver Staff Training in Rawmarsh Community School

Monday 18th December 2017

In November, HeppSY+ staff helped to arrange and deliver a CPD higher education session at Rawmarsh Community School in Rotherham.  The session was set up by Rachel Mullins, the HeppSY+ designated co-ordinator for the school. The session is a good…

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PodcastHeppSY+ Bus Podcast – December – Graduate Interns: Kayleigh, Hannah and Charlotte

Friday 8th December 2017

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PodcastHeppSY+ Bus Podcast – November – Murat Cobanday – University of Sheffield Ambassador

Friday 17th November 2017

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News HeppSY+ and BITC are helping South Yorkshire pupils to ‘Fly High’

Wednesday 1st November 2017

Business in the Community (BITC) are working with HeppSY+ to increase the number of young people progressing to higher education The Fly High project, delivered by BITC and HeppSY+, will involve business volunteers providing activities for eight secondary school pupils…

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News Sheffield Sharks Launch New HeppSY+ Supported Programme: Above the Rim

Monday 30th October 2017

HeppSY+ has recently embarked on a new programme with the Sheffield Sharks basketball team. The programme, Above the Rim, has been developed by the Sharks to encourage secondary school students to understand the impact and benefits of higher education. The…

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PodcastHeppSY+ Bus Podcast – October – Chris Stead – HeppSY+ Senior Activities Officer

Monday 30th October 2017

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News New Campaign Gets On The Road To Inspire Teenagers’ Higher Education Journey

Wednesday 18th October 2017

A new campaign to increase the number of teenagers from South Yorkshire going on to higher education has been given a boost. Education chiefs from the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire (HeppSY+) have launched a mobile classroom in Sheffield…

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Profile Trinity Academy Doncaster Case Study

Monday 11th September 2017

Part of our series of reference stories for teachers and partners Trinity Academy is a secondary school and sixth form located in Thorne in Doncaster and is part of the Emmanuel Schools Foundation. The school opened in September 2005 and…

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News South Yorkshire Students Enjoy Built Environment Summer Camp

Friday 18th August 2017

Thirteen Y12 students from Wath Comprehensive and Longley Park Sixth Form College recently enjoyed a four day Built Environment Summer School funded by HeppSY+ (Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire Plus). The summer school, which was designed by Bee Gan…

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VideoHeppSY+ Launch Film

Friday 14th July 2017

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News HeppSY+ First Milestone Event

Thursday 13th July 2017

Over 70 representatives of schools, colleges and universities from Sheffield City Region gathered at Doncaster Racecourse on Wednesday 12th July to find out about progress of the Hepp South Yorkshire Plus (HeppSY+) programme launched in spring 2017. Speakers included Julian Crockford…

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News New programme launches to help more young people in South Yorkshire access higher education

Tuesday 11th July 2017

A new initiative has launched to help young people in South Yorkshire most at risk of not progressing on to higher education.  Building on the work of the existing Higher Education Progression Partnership (Hepp), the Hepp South Yorkshire plus (HeppSY+)…

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Profile Thomas Rotherham College Case Study

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Part of our series of reference stories for teachers and partners Thomas Rotherham College is a Sixth Form College situated in the Moorgate area of Rotherham catering for roughly 1500 young people, on both full-time and part-time courses. The College offers…

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