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Truly Brilliant!

Truly Brilliant!

Friday 3rd April 2020

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A special mention to Wickersley School Year 9 students who have completed their Brilliant Club Scholars Programme final assignments this week. The Brilliant Club is an award-winning university access charity that works with schools. With Dr Tamsyn Frazer from the University of Sheffield they have been exploring how the study of zoo-archaeology information can help us to better understand our past. As…

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Covid 19 - What about my exams and grades?

Covid 19 – What about my exams and grades?

Monday 30th March 2020

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In this uncertain time, we wish you all health and safety as you stay at home to protect your loved ones and your community. In this blog our HE Progression Adviser, Caroline takes a look at current government announcements related to the cancellation of GCSE and A Level exams to summarise the key points for you, your child, or students.…

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Students at Darton Academy discover exciting career pathways

Students at Darton Academy discover exciting career pathways

Thursday 27th February 2020

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Year 9, 10 and 11 students at Darton Academy in Barnsley recently took part in a “careers in the curriculum day”, run by HeppSY’s Higher Education Progression Adviser (HEPAs). The day-long visit covered a range of different subjects, including Science, History and IT. The sessions allowed the students to learn more about where studying these subjects at higher education could…

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HEEA team members celebrate successes

HEEA team members celebrate successes

Friday 14th February 2020

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Our team of Higher Education Engagement Assistants have been busy and are celebrating some personal successes. Read more about their achievements: Bryony Mutton HeppSY’s Engagement Assistant, Bryony, based at RNN Rotherham College has been invited to speak at two conferences in the Spring and Summer: one at University of Cambridge 21st French Graduate Conference ‘Rage Against the Machine’ and the…

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Outreach scheme inspiring young people to go onto higher education reaches new milestone

Outreach scheme inspiring young people to go onto higher education reaches new milestone

Wednesday 29th January 2020

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Outreach scheme inspiring young people to go onto higher education reaches new milestone A regional outreach scheme to increase the number of teenagers from South Yorkshire going on to higher education has helped more than 15,000 so far. The Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire (HeppSY) aims to support young people most at risk of missing out on higher education.…

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One to one guidance gets 100% positive feedback!

One to one guidance gets 100% positive feedback!

Monday 27th January 2020

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100% of students found one to one guidance useful to them! Recent feedback from Higher Education Progression Adviser appointments has demonstrated the value of personalised career guidance to HeppSY students. These appointments form part of the core offer for schools and colleges and are delivered by a Level 6 qualified careers adviser, therefore contributing to the institution meeting Gatsby Benchmark…

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