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London Access Target Project


2013-14

The London Access Target Project was a new collaborative project bringing together 14 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in London offering activities in over 20 different subject areas in one programme to support the academic performance of students from Year 10.

The London Access Target project was piloted in 2013-14. Over 300 Year 10 pupils participated in a collaborative programme constructed by 14 of our members designed to raise their attainment.

The HEIs who participated during 2013-14 are listed below:

University of Bedfordshire

  • Brunel University
  • City University London
  • University of Greenwich
  • Institute of Education*
  • London Metropolitan University
  • London South Bank University
  • Middlesex University
  • Royal Holloway, University of London*
  • Royal Veterinary College*
  • St Mary’s University, Twickenham
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance
  • The University of West London
  • University of Westminster

*Colleges of the University of London

2014-15

The London Access Target Project ran for a second year in 2014-15 and worked with a new cohort of Year 10 students.

Schools were expected to allow their students to complete a minimum of three activities as part of the project, to include English or Maths, Study Skills and one other subject area.

Across the academic year 2014-15, the project worked with 7 HEIs, 5 high schools and 81 students with 10 different subjects offered.  The institutions involved included:

  • Brunel University London
  • City University London
  • Kingston University London
  • Ravensbourne
  • Royal Veterinary College*
  • University of Sussex
  • The University of West London

*Colleges of the University of London

2015-16

Due to the delivery of the three Networks for Collaborative Outreach (NCO) AccessHE projects this year, HEIs felt they were unable to participate in an additional project, mainly due to limited resource and capacity.  AccessHE will therefore not be running the project for the academic year 2015/16.

Evaluation of the project during the academic years 2013-14 and 2014-15 continues.