Bridge the Gap is a long-term project run by the School of Medicine and Dentistry, which involves students from both primary and secondary schools taking part in hands-on activities to give them a taste of medicine and dentistry as career options..
The Bridge the Gap programme, is a long term project, and has its own specific partner secondary schools:
- Drapers' Academy
- Greenshaw High School
- Oaklands School
- Preston Manor School
- Skinners Academy
- St Angela's Ursuline School
- St Paul's Way Trust School
- Mulberry School for Girls
- Sir John Cass Redcoat School
- George Mitchell School
I didn't know what to expect but I really liked it! It was really fun and interesting.
2014 Bridge the Gap participants
Students involved return each year from Year 9 until Year 13, and so build on their knowledge and experience, and increase their chances of being offered a place on these highly competitive courses.
Our partner schools also participate in a Health Careers Taster Day that the School of Medicine and Dentistry runs in the spring term for a wider mix of Year 8 pupils. This day gives students the opportunity to visit Queen Mary, and hear more about a wide range of health careers which they may not otherwise have exposure to.
Year 6 students from the feeder primary schools of our partner secondary schools are offered a visit from the university which includes an interactive science based session.
This page is maintained by the Widening Participation Team