The charity helping northern state students reach our best universities

Welcome…

…to Linacre. We give northern state-school students the confidence to apply to our leading universities, and the skills to thrive there.

Oxbridge Entry

Paul Coupar-Hennessy, Executive Director

The issue of fair entry to Oxbridge has again flared up. The headmaster of one of our leading independent schools – Anthony Wallersteiner of Stowe – told The Times that parents had complained that state-school students were now unfairly favoured.
I wanted to take this chance to say two things about Oxbridge and independent schools.

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Our Impact

Ucas: Linacre effect “very significantly high”

An independent report has shown that Linacre is transforming students’ university destinations, with Linacre students hugely more likely to attend top universities.

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Reach Higher

Info for 2018-19 students

Described as “beyond outstanding”, Reach Higher is built round week-long residential schools hosted by Westminster School, London and Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

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