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We would like to wish all our partner schools and teachers a restful summer break after a disrupted and difficult year.
When the time is convenient for students and colleagues, we will look forward to supporting schools with virtual sessions for students from Year 7 through to Year 13: you can contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to talk about our provision or to book sessions.
"Trinity’s access work embodies our values as a forward-looking, inclusive community. We want our college to reflect the widest diversity of talent and we are committed to ensuring that the Oxford experience is accessible to anyone with the potential to thrive here, regardless of their background or prior educational experience. The participation of so many of our students and staff in our outreach activity says much about our commitment to seeking out and supporting talented young people who have the ability to succeed at the highest level, and the qualities and aspiration to make a positive difference to our world."
Dame Hilary Boulding, Trinity College President
We run an active schools & outreach programme working with schools in the North East of England and Oxfordshire, which also extends to Milton Keynes in neighbouring Buckinghamshire. To simplify communication between UK schools and the University, every school in the country is linked with an Oxford college. This not only allows Oxford to get to know schools and colleges in specific regions better, but also gives them a more personal and direct way of staying in touch with the University.
Trinity College is linked with schools in Oxfordshire & Milton Keynes and those in the North East of England in Cleveland, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Stockton on Tees in the North East. We also work in partnership with St Anne's College and Christ Church as members of the Oxford for North East consortium to support schools and prospective applicants across the North East of England.
The Access Team at Trinity College prioritise outreach engagement with schools on the basis of specific needs related to lower rates of progression to higher education, to the Russell Group universities and to the University of Oxford. We also prioritise engagement with under-represented and disadvantaged groups of students. If you or your school do not fall into these categories there is still plenty of advice and support available to you and your students here on the College Schools & Outreach pages and the University website. You are most welcome to contact us directly for more guidance on how to access that support.
We offer a diverse and flexible programme of outreach events for schools, teachers and parents in our link regions, including outbound visits to schools and welcoming school groups into the college. At the moment all our schools sessions are held online and we offer a combination of live and pre-recorded events.
These events offer students an opportunity to get a flavour of life at Trinity College and the University, and to explore academic interests in new ways. We welcome opportunities for the Trinity Access Team to work with pupils and teachers in their own school and are always delighted to help arrange for your pupils to visit Trinity College.
Our support also includes a year long teacher development programme. This programme includes sessions that run throughout the year and are specifically timed to support teachers at key moments in the school calendar relevant to their students’ university application preparation.
Our outreach team run a wide variety of online engagement activities for teachers, prospective applicants and parents/carers.
Read more about our work with state schools focusing on Oxfordshire/Milton Keynes and the North East.
Read more about the range of events we offer to prospective applicants and other school students from our target areas.
We recognise the critical role teachers play in their students' aspirations and have a wide range of dedicated programmes to support education professionals.
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