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KAN APP: 2016 Cohort Selected

12 February 2016: Congratulations to the 14 students selected to be a part of the KAN UAP 2016 cohort. The students, from across our 6 partner academies have been chosen due to their enthusiasm, intelligence, ambition and the strength of their performance throughout a vigorous selection process. We look forward to welcoming them to the […]

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KAN APP: 2016 Learning Mentors Appointed

February 2016: With the 2016 cohort recently selected, AAF is delighted to announce the appointment of the Learning Mentors for the cohort. The mentors, current undergraduates at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and Balliol College, Oxford, join a mentor team committed to offering support, advice and encouragement to their mentees as they progress through the programme and […]

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February 2016 Meetup

On February 10th our KAN UAP cohorts set out from Tonbridge for their February meet-up event, kindly hosted at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. After a long journey, the students were rewarded with lunch in the College Hall, where they were joined by their learning mentors. Having been suitably fed the students split into their cohorts for the afternoon’s activities.

The Year 10s began the afternoon by debating the effect of migration on Britain, the culmination of their research task that was set in October. The students engaged brilliantly on a complex issue, which continues to dominate the headlines across the country. After this they were treated to a tour of Cambridge, where they were able to take in the sights and learn some of the universities 800 year old history.

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January 2016 – Class of ’16 Interviews complete!

Interviews completed for 2016! On 25th and 27th January 2016, thirty highly committed, able and well-prepared students attended Tonbridge School for a day of interviews. They all performed exceptionally well. Fourteen students were selected to join the 2016 – 2019 cohort. They will start by meeting for the first time at Easter 2016. We wish […]

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July 2015 – summer school in Cambridge

Students from Cohort 1 (Class of 2013) took part in a bespoke programme in Cambridge, designed to expose them to university style learning. The programme had a more relaxed feel in recognition of the hard work they put in to their GCSEs. Cohorts 2 and 3 (Classes of 2014, 2015) attended their residential course in Kent. […]

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