Increased impact, locally and nationally

PhD on friendship and HE aspirations

New research led by RSA Academies and Warwick University Tackling educational disadvantage Warwick University and RSA Academies have created a new PhD research post focussing on young people’s friendships and their relationship to higher education aspiration. This four year studentship has been awarded to Krystal Douglas who began her research in October 2015 supported by […]

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Research Rich Schools

A project enabling schools to engage with educational research Supporting schools to become research rich Louise Bamfield, RSA, Lorna Owen, Holyhead School and Mat Carpenter from RSA Academy, Tipton have been involved with developing an amazing research resource, Research Rich Schools. This is for everyone interested in research; whether getting started, going a bit further with research […]

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RSA Academies Teaching School Alliance

The five schools in the RSA Family of Academies are all members of the newly established RSA Academies Teaching School Alliance as part of the National Teaching Schools scheme. Through the alliance we

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Art websites

Whitley Academy felt that the students’ exceptional artwork should not be kept behind their four walls. They developed an eCommerce website to sell the students’ artwork, whilst showcasing the excellence…

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Warwick University

Warwick University and RSA Academies are bringing students and teachers together with higher education. Forming part of Warwick’s Widening Participation strategy we will connect students…

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Cross-school subject networks

Two cross-school networks have been established, one in English and one in Mathematics. Schools across the Family identified English and literacy as an area where focused and co-ordinated support…

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Broadening Horizons

Contrary to popular belief, research shows that young people from all walks of life rarely suffer from a lack of aspiration; the problem is that disadvantaged students lack access to the influential people and…

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