My favourite thing about the group mentoring sessions was how they were teaching us something that we haven’t learnt or thought about before. We found all the people very helpful and encouraging and they all were very kind-hearted people to work with.

Year 9 student

We see a clear difference in students’ effort and attainment from participating. It’s also
interesting that our recent head boys and girls and other students who have stepped forward to run things were also those who had taken part. This year, 60 students heard a
presentation by the previous year’s mentees and mentors, and 55 applied to join the

Teacher, Bristol secondary school