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Nottingham Potential extends the University's outreach initiatives to support many more young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds in reaching their academic potential.
Working with education charity IntoUniversity, Nottingham Potential will expand the University's work with children and young people beginning from as young as Year 2 (age 7) and supporting the transition to secondary school and beyond, by providing a pathway that helps to raise attainment and aspirations.
Nottingham Potential has been made possible by a significant donation from the David Ross Foundation.
Three new IntoUniversity Centres in local communities will provide vital after-school Academic Support sessions for years 2 - 13, as well as theme-based study days for partner schools.
Local secondary and post-16 teachers will have access to funds and support to lead projects designed to improve life in their communities - building partnerships between teachers, students, families and the local area.
The University will support pupils' attainment through programmes in primary schools for literacy, numeracy and English as an additional language.
The University will continue to increase its secondary and post-16 outreach work by delivering more school and college activities, as well as additional on-campus masterclasses and summer schools
Nottingham Potential is a key project within the University's new appeal, Impact: The Nottingham Campaign, which is delivering the University's vision to change lives, tackle global issues and shape the future.
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