The Tutor Trust
The Tutor Trust & Impetus
We really value our partnership with Impetus - from our interactions with our Investment Directors to all the peer forums we’re part of, which give us the opportunity to get insight into, and learn from, other charities.
Together with Impetus we created a new three-year plan to ensure maximum impact for the young people we serve. The partnership has been so worthwhile, both for the organisation and for me personally, and I’d encourage other charities in the sector to get involved!
- Abigail Shapiro, Tutor Trust Co-Founder and Executive Director
The need: Good GCSE grades are gateway qualifications for further study and fulfilling work. Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are 40% less likely to pass GCSE English and maths than their better-off peers.
Our charity partner: The Tutor Trust provides small group tuition for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds in primary and secondary schools in the north of England. The tutors work closely with pupils to improve their confidence and grades in key subjects. A randomised control trial, funded by the Education Endowment Foundation, found that primary school children who received tutoring from Tutor Trust made three months’ additional progress in maths.
Our impact: Impetus is helping The Tutor Trust to improve the exam results of more pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. And with the Education Endowment Foundation, we’re supporting them to develop a three-year plan for growth into more schools in the north of England.