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The college is committed to supporting its high aspiring students. We have a dedicated and bespoke tutorial and enrichment programme that offers MAT learners the opportunity to engage with a range of talks, workshops and competitions that extends their learning beyond the classroom and enables them to stand out from the crowd. We are also committed to identifying and meeting the needs of these learners as early as possible in order to enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes.

This tutorial and enrichment programme will include: 

Enrichment Opportunities

  • SEREN learners (learners who achieve 6  GCSE A*s) to be supported by the Seren Network with a range of resources and experiences
  • Annual Participation in the Brilliant Club and Scholars’ programme
  • Bespoke Tutorial programme
  • 1:1 Support and guidance for Oxbridge, Medical and Veterinarian applicants
  • Interview preparation including mock interviews
  • Expert External Speakers
  • Involvement in Wales Skills and UK Skills competitions
  • Subject specific extension classes
  • Information on placements and summer schools such as Nuffield Placements and the Cambridge Shadowing Scheme
  • Visits to leading Universities including Oxford and Cambridge
  • Higher Education conferences organised by Oxford and Cambridge university
  • Participation in academic competitions eg. university essay competitions
  • Attendance at public events eg. Cardiff Law School Lectures
  • Supporting younger MAT learners through Year 9 MAT events
  • Developing transition materials for Year 11 MAT learners
  • Academic workshops including a Debating Society and Book Club
  • Leadership workshops
  • Sporting workshops
  • Creative workshops
  • Technological workshops
  • Entrepreneurial workshops

For further information on our MAT support and activities, please contact our dedicated MAT Co-ordinators: 

Carolyn Scott:  c.scott@merthyr.ac.uk

Lisa Gregg: l.gregg@merthyr.ac.uk 

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