Research and analysis

School-level strategies to raise aspirations to higher education

Research looking at the most effective ways of encouraging high-achieving, disadvantaged pupils into higher education.

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School-level strategies to raise aspirations to higher education

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School-level strategies to raise aspirations to higher education: brief

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This research reports on a a study conducted by TNS BMRB and the Institute for Policy Studies in Education into higher education.

The research:

  • investigated the strategies used by schools and colleges to support high-achieving, disadvantaged pupils in different year groups to pursue higher education
  • provides evidence on the extent to which high-achieving, disadvantaged pupils are already supported in schools and colleges, including best practice and where support could be improved
  • assesses whether the Pupil Premium is being used by schools and colleges to support these activities