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Go Higher West Yorkshire secures major HEFCE funding

January 23, 2017

Go Higher West Yorkshire (formerly the HEART partnership) has won a bid for a major new project through the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). The programme invited proposals to run collaborative outreach initiatives in areas where higher education participation is lower than might be expected when achievement at GCSE is considered. NCOP is part of […]

Yorkshire foster families get festive at Leeds Beckett

January 23, 2017

Children aged between six and 16 took part in the fun day with their foster families, joining in with arts and crafts before taking a tour of the Leeds Beckett state-of-the-art music studios and recording Christmas carols with the Beckett Choir. The families were then able to take home CDs of their performances to keep. […]

Student Logo Competition

November 4, 2016

Earlier this year the HEART Partnership decided to change their name to Go Higher West Yorkshire. We are now inviting students from our twelve partner institutions to design the Go Higher West Yorkshire Logo. The brief is to design a unique logo/visual symbol together with a suggested type style and type face suitable for use […]

HEART Summer School 2016

August 24, 2016

Summer School 2016 Building upon the success of last year’s pilot, this year’s HEART Collaborative HE Experience Summer School took place in July. Generously hosted by Leeds Beckett University and supported by partner institutions, eight schools took part in the three-day residential, comprising a total of 75 Year 10 students from across the region. Participants […]

New Teaching Resources Available from Leeds University for schools

June 10, 2016

The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies is pleased to introduce a set of new materials for A-Level teachers of French, Spanish and German, aimed at the teaching film and literature as part of the new A-Levels. They have been designed to offer guidance to MFL teachers in selecting and teaching these aspects of the […]

Theatre of Debate visits West Yorkshire Schools

April 19, 2016

Supported by HEART, the Theatre of Debate performed their thought-provoking play, ‘People are Messy’, to students across the region, at seven West Yorkshire schools during March 2016. A public performance of the play was also hosted by the University of Leeds. ‘People are Messy’ play targets pupils aged 13 + and engages its audiences in an informed debate […]

New Single Point of Contact Outreach & Activity Coordinator

November 17, 2015

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Anna Woodhouse as our new Single Point of Contact Outreach & Activity Coordinator who will commence on 1st December 2015.  Anna will oversea the ongoing delivery of collaborative outreach and deal with enquiries about individual partner outreach activity as part of the National Network for Collaborative […]

Cancelled: Foster Family Fun day 26th August

September 24, 2015

Dear Foster Carers, Hopefully you have read our email regarding the cancellation of the Foster Family Fun Day on Saturday 26th September. For those who have registered onto our foster family fun day on Saturday 26th September, it has sadly been cancelled due to a technical error in the Lab.  It will take a couple […]

Information on Clearing 2015

July 17, 2015

All schools and colleges realise that the Clearing process is fast approaching with A Level results due out on 13 August (Scottish Highers on 4th August) and BTECs already known.  It can be a difficult and confusing period for students caught up in the process.  Thankfully the Student Loan Company and UCAS offer considerable information […]

National Network for the Education of Care Leavers

July 15, 2015

HEART has been delighted to support the National Network for the Education of Care Leavers since it formed at around the same time that HEART was cutting it’s teeth. In a very short period of time, this voluntarily organised network of education providers across England has become the ‘go to’ organisation to support those involved […]