Year 13 Inspire

Welcome to the Inspire Programme for Year 13!

Inspire 13 has Launched!

The Inspire 13 Programme has now launched! Click the button below to access your exclusive range of resources and materials.

The 2022-2023 Year 13 Inspire Programme has launched!

The St John’s Inspire Programme aims to encourage pupils with exceptional promise
to aim high, to stretch themselves academically and to be confident in making well-founded applications to a top university like Oxford.


The Inspire 13 programme is a free, online, interactive programme that offers new
academic challenges, alongside resources to prepare you for year 13 and university. The theme for this year’s Inspire 13 Programme is ‘Order In Our World’.

Sign up to be one of our Year 13 Inspire Scholars and receive:

  • Exclusive access to taster lectures from a range of top Oxford academics
  • Skills Sessions to develop effective revision strategies for A-level and university
  • A post A-level toolkit to help you prepare for your move to university

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible for Inspire 12 &13:

Inspire 13 is open to pupils currently in Year 13 attending non-selective state schools in the St John’s College link regions: Brighton & Hove, Ealing, East Sussex, Harrow, Southampton, West Sussex, as well as areas in the Oxford for South East group (Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway, Portsmouth, Surrey).

The 2022-23 Inspire 13 programme is also open to pupils currently in Year 13 attending non-selective state schools in Somerville College’s link regions: Buckinghamshire, Kingston-upon-Thames, Hounslow, Portsmouth, the Isle of Wight and the Forest of Dean.

To find out more about the Year 13 programme, please see our flyer.

How do I apply?

Is there a cost?

All courses and events are free to qualifying pupils. Travel Awards and Digital Assistance Awards are available for eligible participants. For more information, follow this link.

What did previous year’s courses look like?

To get a taste of what we offer on this programme, you can view our 2021-22 Year 12 & 13 Inspire Programme timetable.