In 2013, our students had a predicted pass rate of only 25%, which One Degree was able to increase to a 65% achieved pass rate; and in 2016 we achieved our best results to date – 77% passes in English and Maths. This was then surpassed by 92% in 2020 and 88% in 2021 with the implementation of our hybrid programme – a combination of in-person and online mentoring.
Our results are not purely academic though. One Degree turns out young people who believe in themselves and confidently advance towards productive, rewarding careers.
Now that we have consolidated our programme formula our next move is multiple locations, increasing student numbers, and impacting more communities. In 2016 we launched our first programme in Westminster, followed by a programme in Westminster and Haringey simultaneously in 2017.
In 2019 we launched our Online Mentoring platform which proved crucial in completing our 2020 programme during lockdown.
2021 to 2023 has seen successful hybrid programmes which enable more mentors and students to benefit from One Degree.
Our long-term vision is to have One Degree physical hubs in several of London’s struggling and deprived boroughs, servicing those students most in need, as well as providing students from all over London with access to online mentoring support.
One of our schools, Crest Boys Academy, was nominated for “Most Improved School 2011”
Tower Hamlets College now has an annual award, “The Adnan Jaffery Award for Mentoring Excellence”
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