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Academic Lecture Programme

Academic lectures are delivered by expert speakers in particular academic disciplines. The lectures are organised to be relevant to Year 12 university applicants and are open to pupils from local secondary schools as well our current students.

Background

When applying to the top universities and competitive courses, candidates need to stand out from the crowd. The A* Academic Lecture Programme helps give applicants that edge as they hear from some of the country's leading academics. Speakers discuss the latest research in a wide range of subject fields in a format that gives a real taste of the university learning experience.

Resources

One teacher and admin staff nember to set-up and co-ordinate visits
Academic speaker  - planning, travel and presentation time
One member of staff to promote internally and externally
Room to host the lecture

Impact

Increase depth and understanding and offer stretch and challenge to the more able and talented students.

Pupil Involvement

Girls and boys from local secondary schools as well as our own Year 11 and 12 students.

Frequency

The school holds four lectures per term.