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University Preparation

Summer School Opportunities

The Sutton Trust offers a free summer school for S5 pupils. The summer schools run in July and August, taking place at 13 different institutions across the UK. Applications are being accepted now. The deadline is 3rd March 2020. For more information follow this link: https://summerschools.suttontrust.com/

Oxford University's UNIQ programme offers free spring and summer school opportunities. The weeks are allocated randomly based on your subject choice. The deadline for applications is 27th January 2020. For more information follow this link: https://www.uniq.ox.ac.uk/

The RZSS offers a free Science summer school at Edinburgh Zoo and at Highland Wildlife park. Open to 16-18 year olds. The deadline for applications is 9th March 2020. For more information follow this link: https://www.rzss.org.uk/rzss-education/science-summer-school/

LEAPs Support

Remember to keep updated on the S5 Hub: https://www.leapsonline.org/schoolstudents/s5-hub

S5 Conference- Wednesday 18 March 2020, 5-8pm, Edinburgh. Online registration will open in February.

Keep up to date with the S6 Blog: https://www.leapsonline.org/schoolstudents/s6-blog

There is also information for Young Carers: https://www.leapsonline.org/schoolstudents/young-and-student-carers and those who are Care Experienced: https://www.leapsonline.org/schoolstudents/care-experienced-students

S5 Parents’ & Carers’ Information Evening- Wednesday 25 March 2020, 7-9pm, Edinburgh

For parents or carers of S5 LEAPS-eligible students.

Find out more about the support LEAPS offers to LEAPS-eligible students who are considering college or university.