About

The Practice Group

The SCiP Alliance practice group leads on the development and delivery of the SCiP Alliance strategic plan practice strand and is chaired by Dr Sally Griffin (Bath Spa University). The vice-chair is Matthew Thorne (Farnborough Sixth Form). The group acts as an advisory group to the board and the SCiP Alliance staff team. Members identify practice needs and provide advice and challenge to the Alliance. 

The current chair is Dr Sally Griffin, Widening Participation Manager at Bath Spa University.

Group members are representatives of the following stakeholder groups:  

  • Further Education
  • Higher Education
  • Schools
  • SCISS
  • RECT
  • SSCE Cymru
  • One lead from each Hub
  • A local authority
  • Families Federations
  • Armed Forces charities
  • MoD DCYP
  • The SCiP Alliance staff team  


Current membership:

  • Army Families Federation
  • Bath Spa University
  • Directorate of Children and Young People (DCYP)
  • Farnborough Sixth Form College
  • Hampshire County Council
  • Keele University
  • King's College London
  • Naval Families Federation
  • Uni Connect Higher York
  • North Yorkshire County Council
  • RAF Families Federation
  • Royal Caledonian Education Trust
  • Service Children in State Schools
  • Steyning Grammar School
  • The Royal British Legion
  • The University of Suffolk
  • The University of Winchester
  • Wiltshire College
  • Wiltshire County Council
  • York St John University

Download a document setting out how our hub network works

The group operates through a network of hubs.

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