A unique, expert-led programme supporting young people aged 14-25 to nurture ambition, inspire excellence and empower minds.

The CSF Programme is an exciting project aimed at supporting high achieving, aspirational young people in their journey through GCSE and A-level study, university and higher education applications, right through into their careers beyond graduation.

Students across the ELA and in partner schools will be given the opportunity to apply to the CSF Programme in January of year 10.

Those in year 11 who apply to Chesterton Sixth Form for entry in 2024 will automatically join an accelerated version of the programme.
Four programme stages start with foundation work across KS4 to prepare students for academic sixth form study, and end with membership of an established network of successful, high performing alumni, with access to mentoring; events; visiting speakers and workshop opportunities.
Foundation: 14-16

Access to trips and visits; speakers; masterclasses; tuition; oracy workshops; subject specific experience days.

Sixth Form: 16-19

Bespoke, academic sixth form provision; individualised Aspire programme supports with university/HE applications; expert mentors.

Higher: 19-25

Application support; mentoring opportunities; alumni and trustee networks to broaden horizons.

Legacy: 25+

Alumni networks; visiting speaker access; mentoring opportunities; access to trustees; bespoke careers support.

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