What is New College's Step-Up Programme?
New College's Step-Up Programme is designed to inspire and support state-school students throughout Year 11, 12 and 13.
It attempts to ensure that students recognise Oxford as a realistic and achievable option for them in the future, and are fully equipped and supported to make a competitive application.
Crucially, it is a sustained-contact scheme. Students have regular, consistent contact with the College's Outreach team over three years (two years for students attending a sixth form college).
New College's Step-Up Programme launched in the academic year 2017/18 and is fully funded, minimising costs for schools involved.
For our Step-Up Book Review Competition reading list, please follow this link
Our Partner Schools
We are delighted that in 2023 / 24, we will be expanding our programme and will work with 41 state schools and sixth forms from across England and Wales.
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Get In Touch
If you would like to hear more about the programme, please contact our Outreach Officer, Shelby: firstname.lastname@example.org