October 2017 Newsletter
2 weeks to go!
75 GCSE students are eagerly awaiting the launch of our new combined programme starting at Westminster Academy on the 4th November…
£15k needed in 4 days!
£10 to £1000 has an impact:
- £10 – the cost of breakfast and lunch for one student
- £25 – the cost per hour of designing and delivering our curriculum
- £50 – the cost per student for their annual graduation
- £250 – the cost of tech and printing per student
- £500 – the direct cost per student for a minimum length programme
- £1000 – the all-inlcuded cost per student for a full programme
If you can help, you can donate here on at 12noon on the 28 November.
Can you join us for any of our first 6 sessions?
We have 5 academic sessions (11, 18, 25 Nov & 2, 9 Dec) and one launch day (4 Nov) during November and December 2017 until resuming in late January 2018.
Mentors, we only need you from 0930 to 1230 during our November and December sessions, however you are welcome to stay on and help us with the workshops and guest speakers we have planned in the afternoons.
Are you free to join us as an English mentor, Maths mentor, or help with general programme delivery?
- 11 November 2017 (AM only)
- 18 November 2017 (AM only)
- 2 December 2017 (AM only)
- 11 November 2017 (AM only)
- 25 November 2017 (AM only)
- 9 December 2017 (AM only)
More details and sign-ups for any of these dates and more dates in 2018 are here
Find us a few more mentors
Suggest a guest speaker or workshop
Next supporters event
- Date – 2 November 2017
- Time – 6-8pm
- Venue – 67 York Street Gallery (directions here)
- What’s it about – casual meet-up at the gallery from 6-8pm followed by a drink and a snack at the adjacent Royal Oak Pub from 8-9pm
- Sign up here (limited space)
Join the conversation
We have tried a few platforms over the years including GooglePlus, Slack, Band, but we have decided to simplify to LinkedIn for all non-email conversations. Please help us be being part of the conversation here:
Supporters public group – Join here
For all supporter news:
- Relevant articles
Mentors private group – Join here
- Mentor networking
- Mentor blogs
- Mentor socials & meet-ups
- Session updates
- Session feedback
Alumni private group – Join here
- Alumni networking
- Alumni blogs
- Alumni socials & meet-ups
- Ambassador updates
- Ambassador feedback
October / November calendar
- 930am, 4 Nov – Launch day of mentor programme at Westminster Academy
- 930am, 11 Nov – Maths & English session of mentor programme at Westminster Academy
- 930am, 18 Nov – English session of mentor programme at Westminster Academy
- 930am, 25 Nov – Maths session of mentor programme at Westminster Academy
For more mentor opportunities…
Interested in more details on academic mentoring, career mentoring, hosting a work shadow, recommending a sponsor and finding out about our NEW mentor badges…read more here…