Provide high-potential students in your Multi-Academy Trust with stretching academic experiences to develop their academic skills, raise attainment and increase their confidence and aspiration to attend the most competitive universities.

Why Partner with Us? 

  • The Scholars Programme develops key academic skills, including critical thinking and written communication, as well as university knowledge and confidence.
  • Recent research showed that students who did The Scholars Programme in Year 8, 9 or 10 were more likely to achieve a 9-5 in maths and English than students who scored similarly at Key Stage 2 within their schools.
  • Recognised by the Office for Students as effective practice in their recent attainment-raising toolkit.
  • 1 in 2 Pupil Premium students progressed to a competitive university.
  • Year 12 programme graduates are statistically significantly more likely to apply to a competitive university than students from similar backgrounds, and therefore progress to these universities at a higher rate.
  • Endorsed by Ofsted as effective use of Pupil Premium funds.
  • Impact can be articulated to meet statutory regulations for Pupil Premium, Gatsby Benchmarks and Ofsted.
  • All sixth formers in our partner MATs can join a free university support programme, Join the Dots, which helps students through the application process and into first year of undergraduate study.

What We Offer

The Brilliant Club offers Multi-Academy Trusts exclusive partnerships, which are tailored to support your strategic goals. Our MAT partners can access a range of additional resources for students and teachers at no extra cost, including: 

  • Termly trust-level impact reports (see an example here
  • Student Oracy Resources to improve students’ confidence and transform their long-term outcomes, developed in partnership with Voice21 
  • Trust-wide Graduation Events to create opportunities for your trust’s schools to come together and build supportive and strong communities (capacity permitting) 

If you have an opportunity to have your Year 12s take part in the Scholars Programme – seize it with both hands! Our students got taken out of their academic comfort zones and were challenged in a way that saw them finish the programme not only with improved skills and knowledge, but with improved self-belief. It is a fantastic experience for young people.

Next Steps

Enquire online today or contact Akvilė Stuart, Strategic Partnerships Lead, to discuss a tailored approach.




Current Partners and Supporters

The Scholars Programme gives KS2 pupils opportunities to begin thinking about their futures from a young age, embedding the idea that they can succeed early on. Our pupils have benefitted from the stretching and inspiring opportunities that the programme provides, and have developed their academic skills, as well as their self-confidence!

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