What is oneplus?
The oneplus scheme provides a bespoke programme of events, speakers and opportunities to support our most able students reach the very best academic outcomes. In particular, oneplus offers a tailored, nurturing approach to enable students’ progression to the most prestigious companies and universities, including Oxbridge and Russell Group institutions.
Who joins oneplus?
Students who achieve an average GCSE score that places them in the top 5-10% of the national cohort will automatically be invited to join the oneplus group.
What does oneplus offer?
The oneplusscheme works with a number of leading universities and organisations to provide advice, guidance and enrichment opportunities that give students the competitive edge in in their UCAS applications. In particular we have close working relationships with colleagues from St Catherine’s College, Cambridge and Queen’s University, Belfast, who support us in developing oneplus students’ confidence, skills and attitudes in preparation for their UCAS applications.
We also work with institutions like the Sutton Trust and the Social Mobility Foundation to promote their mentoring schemes, work experience programmes and University Summer Schools. For example, with our support, numerous oneplus students have been selected for week-long programmes at the Universities of Oxford, Bristol and Nottingham.
As part of the oneplus scheme you will experience:
Individual guidance and support in achieving your academic potential
Seminars from Oxbridge and Russell Group University admission tutors on the UCAS application process
Individual support in applying to competitive Summer Schools at a range of institutions, including Oxford, Nottingham and Bristol Universities
Further support in applying to recognised mentoring and work experience schemes, such as the Aspiring Professionals Programme and the City Talent Initiative
Access to local schemes to support applications to competitive courses, such as Medicine and Dentistry
Tailored, one-to-one support in Oxbridge applications, including personal statement guidance and interview techniques
Inspirational lectures from leaders in a range of high-performing fields
One-to-one support in the completion of the Extended Project Qualification with exceptional outcomes
Our students move on to a range of destinations form One with the majority of students choosing to go to university here in the UK and abroad. We also have students securing apprenticeships and employment with a range of businesses locally and further afield. Some of our students also take a gap year with a variety of volunteering programmes. Your Personal Progress Tutor will be able to talk to you about all of these options when you start at One.