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Sutton Trust Summer School

Sutton Trust Summer School

The University of Nottingham Sutton Trust Summer School offers Year 12 students the opportunity to explore the university experience in depth, while developing the skills and knowledge required to progress onto the country’s top universities

During the summer school you will spend five nights living at the University and enjoy a varied programme of activities – academic, social and personal development – which are all offered for free!

Applications for the 2020 Summer School are now open and will close on 3rd March 2020

Click here to apply 

 

To apply for the summer school, you must:

  • be a home UK student in Year 12 or S5 in Scotland

  • attend, and have always attended, a state-funded, non fee-paying school/college

  • be studying relevant subjects in relation to the subject stream you are applying for

Priority will then be given to you if you meet all or most of the following criteria:

 

  • You are the first generation in your family to attend university or who have been eligible for free school meals

  • You have at least five A or 6 grades at GCSE or five A/B passes at National 5

  • You are attending a school or college which has a below-average A-level or Higher point score and/or an above average free school meal status

  • You live in a neighbourhood with low overall progression rates to higher education or high levels of socio-economic deprivation

  • You are in (or have been in) local authority care/ looked after 

  • You are under the age of 18 at the time of the summer school

For our 2020 Sutton Trust Summer School we are offering the following streams:

Week one: Sunday 5th July 2020 – Friday 10th July 2020

Subject streams A level subject(s) required

Biological sciences: Exploring the Living World

Biology and one other science

Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy

Chemistry and physics or maths

Historical studies (includes History, History of Art, Classics and Archaeology)

No specific subjects 

Law, Politics and International Relations

No specific subjects

Medicine and Medical Sciences 

Biology and chemistry

Psychology, Sociology and Criminology

No specific subjects

 

Week two: Sunday 19th July 2020 – Friday 24th July 2020

Subject streams A level subject(s) required 

Engineering, Maths and Computer Science 

 No specific subjects 

Medicine and Medical Sciences 

Biology and chemistry

Philosophy, Theology and Ethics 

No specific subjects 

Veterinary medicine and the science of animals

Biology and chemistry 

Food and Nutritional Science 

At lease two science subjects (at A-level or equivolent)

Geography

Literature, Language, Culture 

No specific subjects 

No specific subjects


Check out an example program

Check out our FAQ page  Hear from previous Summer School students

Alternatively you can call us on: 0115 846 6962