Volunteer tutoring

Every year we match thousands of volunteer tutors with a 14 to 18-year-old student from one of our partner schools. Through one hour tutorials each week they support our students to achieve their full potential at GCSE or A level. Across the school year, tutors address the topics that students’ teachers think they need most help with.​ The weekly sessions not only raise grades but improve a young person’s confidence and aspirations.

97% of students surveyed said that they enjoyed being tutored online

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How it works

We work with students from disadvantaged backgrounds to unlock their potential by:

  • Placing mentors in schools to work with students so they have the knowledge and support to make strong university applications
  • Training tutors to boost grades.

How it works

We work with students from disadvantaged backgrounds to unlock their potential by:

  • Placing mentors in schools to work with students so they have the knowledge and support to make strong university applications
  • Training tutors to boost grades.

Volunteer tutors

Sign up as a volunteer with The Access Project to help a student from a disadvantaged background beat the odds and go to a top university.

Corporate partners

Partner with us today and your business will inspire the next generation of talent to unlock their potential to achieve the fairer society of tomorrow.

Trusts, Foundations and Major Donor partnerships
Our current partners
  • 29th May 1961 Charity
  • Adobe Employee Community Fund
  • The Considered Ask
  • David and Elaine Potter Foundation
  • Dulverton Trust
  • The Drapers’ Company*
  • Edward Cadbury Charitable Trust
  • Ironmongers’ Company
  • The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust
  • London Stock Exchange Group Foundation
  • Monday Charitable Trust
  • Newby Trust
  • Strand Parishes Trust
  • Tuixen Foundation

If you are a trust, foundation or major donor interested in partnering with The Access Project, please email partnerships@theaccessproject.org.uk and we would be delighted to set up a meeting.

Corporate partners

Partner with us today and your business will inspire the next generation of talent to unlock their potential to achieve the fairer society of tomorrow.

Volunteer tutors

Sign up as a volunteer with The Access Project to help an under-resourced student beat the odds and go to a top university.

Fundraising

Want to give back to a good cause? Start your fundraising journey today and help us support more young people from under-resourced backgrounds.

For schools

Sign up your school to The Access Project and receive tailored support and mentoring for your students on their pathway to higher education.

At The Access Project, we’re collaborative, supportive and inclusive. We regularly have opportunities for people to share their ideas in various working groups, generating strong teamwork across the organisation. In our last staff engagement survey, 90% said they’re proud to tell people where they work.

Our people strategy vision is to enable and inspire all employees to achieve, grow, succeed and thrive. We have a wide range of benefits that make The Access Project a rewarding place to work. We are a Living Wage Employer because we believe that our colleagues deserve a wage which meets everyday needs, and we offer a London Weighting Allowance for roles based in London.

Staff on our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee are implementing key initiatives to build an inclusive culture and we have gained Disability Confident Level 1 accreditation and Mindful Employer accreditation.