News: Doncaster

News HE Can Returns for a Second Year

Thursday 21st March 2019

Sixty South Yorkshire boys have embarked on the second HeppSY+ HE Can initiative, aimed at increasing their confidence, resilience and understanding of higher education opportunities. The HE Can 2019 candidates were welcomed to Sheffield Hallam University for this year’ launch,…

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News HeppSY+ Bus Hits 10,000 Mark

Thursday 7th February 2019

We are celebrating a major milestone after seeing 10,000 students board our mobile classroom. As part of our activities, our graduate interns have been touring schools and colleges in the region giving talks and workshops aimed at inspiring young people…

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VideoOur Offer 2018/19

Monday 12th November 2018

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News South Yorkshire Alumni to Boost State Students’ University Chances

Friday 9th November 2018

Former students of South Yorkshire secondary schools are to use their career experience and skills to boost current students’ chances of going to university. The project in 35 state schools and colleges across the region will link motivational former students…

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VideoHE Can Year 1

Monday 5th November 2018

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News Our Sister Organisation Launches New Offer to Schools

Monday 5th November 2018

The Higher Education Progression Partnership (Hepp), the sister organisation of HeppSY+, is launching a new service for Sheffield City Region to encourage more young people and adults to progress into higher education. Research has shown that less young people from…

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News HE Can Graduates Celebrate at The University of Sheffield

Tuesday 25th September 2018

On 12th September, nearly 50 young men from six schools across South Yorkshire attended an Awards ceremony at the University of Sheffield to mark their personal development on the HE Can programme. The HE Can initiative funded by the Higher…

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News Young People Boost Career Skills in HeppSY+ Summer Schools Challenge

Wednesday 1st August 2018

South Yorkshire school pupils and college students have been given a hands-on insight into a range of exciting careers as part of a regional higher education campaign. Sixty young people from five secondary schools and six further education colleges in…

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News Campsmount Academy Launches New ‘Student Hub’

Tuesday 17th July 2018

Campsmount Academy has been working in partnership with HeppSY+ to create a new ‘Student Hub’. The Student Hub has been designed to encourage and raise aspirations, as well as support students in planning and considering what comes next in their…

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News South Yorkshire Pupils Celebrate Graduating the Scholars Programme

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Students from across South Yorkshire are celebrating top grades after university style assessments! On Wednesday 23rd May seventy-five students from twelve schools across South Yorkshire attended a graduation event at the University of Sheffield to celebrate their achievements on the…

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News HeppSY+ Supports National Week of Action to Inspire Young People

Monday 11th June 2018

Young people at schools and colleges were the focus of a national campaign last week to increase the number of South Yorkshire teenagers going on to higher education. Staff at the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire Plus (HeppSY+) ran…

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News Families Have Greatest Influence On Teenagers’ Decisions About Their Future

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Families have the greatest influence on the decisions that South Yorkshire teenagers make about their future, according to a new report launched today – Wednesday, May 30th 2018. New research based on responses from 10,037 young people aged 13 to…

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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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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 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 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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