The Brilliant Club Partners with Oak National Academy

The Brilliant Club has joined forces with Oak National Academy to provide fun and educational activities for children to enjoy during half-term. The new Oak Activity Club will comprise of a range of engaging resources for pupils to enjoy, either alone or with their families, with new activities from a range of partners added every […]

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Online Resources Launched

The Brilliant Club is today releasing a series of online resources which can be accessed free of charge and are suitable for pupils aged 10-18. The resources are themed around university knowledge, academic content and university skills, and will be updated on a weekly basis. Pupils will be able to watch masterclasses on a range […]

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CHARITY UPDATE ON COVID-19: 18/03/20

We are following all relevant government guidance on COVID-19. We have a plan in place to deliver both of our programmes in light of the government’s decision to close schools. If you work with either of our programmes we will be in touch with you directly about next steps. As the situation and the UK’s […]

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CHARITY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed a number of cases of COVID-19 in the UK. We take the wellbeing, health and safety of all our employees and stakeholders seriously. We are monitoring the situation closely, implementing and following guidance issued by Public Health England, the Department of Health & Social Care, the Foreign and Commonwealth […]

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The Brilliant Club celebrating Sunday Times success

For the second consecutive year, The Brilliant Club has placed in The Sunday Times and Best Companies Top 100 Not-For-Profits to work for list. The charity ranked in third place in the list, which was announced at an awards ceremony in London on 19 February. To appear on the list, companies must rank in the […]

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The Brilliant Club and The University of Glasgow Q-Step Centre

Over the course of the academic year 2018-19, The Brilliant Club worked in collaboration with the University of Glasgow Q-Step Centre. The partnership saw the design and delivery of Lying with Statistics versus Capturing the Truth, a course delivered to Key Stage 2 and P5/6 pupils enrolled on The Brilliant Club’s Scholars Programme. The course […]

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PhD teachers hold the key to research-informed teaching, new study shows

A new study from The Brilliant Club has shown that teachers who join the profession with a doctorate in their subject are at an advantage when it comes to interpreting education research and applying it to their teaching, with nine-in-ten reporting confidence in engaging with education research and analysing research information. In recent years government […]

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Anne-Marie Canning MBE appointed new CEO of The Brilliant Club

The Board of Trustees for The Brilliant Club has appointed a successor for outgoing CEO Dr Chris Wilson. Anne-Marie Canning will join the charity in March 2020, when she will work alongside Dr Chris Wilson before his departure. Anne-Marie will arrive at The Brilliant Club after seven years at King’s College London, where she is […]

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Contextual Offers

Alternative University Offers for The Scholars Programme Graduates at KS5: In recognition of the invaluable skills, rigour and academic preparation for university that The Scholars Programme provides when undertaken alongside A Level study, the University of Bath will make an alternative offer to our highest performing Scholars Programme graduates, those who achieve a 1st or […]

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Chris Wilson to step down as Chief Executive

After eight years at The Brilliant Club, Chief Executive Dr Chris Wilson has announced his intention to stand down from the role early next year. Chris will continue to lead the charity until a successor has been appointed. Chris began his time at the charity as a PhD Tutor for The Scholars Programme delivering tutorials […]

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