All Your Questions Answered

All Your Questions Answered

All Your Questions Answered

We provide personalised, one-to-one online tutoring and mentorship, fostering academic success, building self-esteem, and creating a network of support for young people in care.

We provide personalised, one-to-one online tutoring and mentorship, fostering academic success, building self-esteem, and creating a network of support for young people in care.

We provide personalised, one-to-one online tutoring and mentorship, fostering academic success, building self-esteem, and creating a network of support for young people in care.

Overview and Mission of Lumina

What is Lumina's primary mission?

Lumina's core mission is to provide transformative, personalised online tutoring and mentorship to empower vulnerable young people, fostering academic success, building self-esteem, and creating a supportive network.

What measurable impact has Lumina made so far?

Lumina has supported over 60 children and young people looked after, across all educational Key Stages, resulting in significant improvements in academic performance and raised levels of confidence among students.

How is the impact of Lumina's programs measured?

Lumina tracks student outcomes by monitoring exam results and post-program education or employment outcomes. Additionally, national surveys and regular data analysis are conducted to enhance program effectiveness.

What geographic areas does Lumina serve?

Lumina aims to expand its programs across the UK, working with schools, local authorities, and disadvantaged young people nationwide.

Is Lumina a registered charity?

Lumina is not a charity but is a non-profit consortium of like minded schools and industry partners dedicated to supporting vulnerable youth in their educational journeys.

Participation and Eligibility

Who is eligible to benefit from Lumina's programs?

Lumina primarily supports children and young people in or on the edge of care, including those in local authority care, offering tailored educational support to help them thrive.

Is there any cost involved in participating as a student or carer?

No, Lumina provides its services entirely free of cost to the young people, carers, or local authorities involved.

Can I nominate someone for Lumina's programs?

Yes, if you know a young person who could benefit from Lumina’s support, you can reach out through our contact section, share any details you are able to along with the name of the local authority contact for consideration.

Volunteering and Mentorship Opportunities

How can I get involved with Lumina as a volunteer?

You can get involved by becoming a mentor,  or offering your time and skills. Explore our ‘Get Involved’ page to learn more about volunteer opportunities and how you can contribute.

What kind of support is provided to volunteers or mentors?

Lumina offers comprehensive administrative support, training, and ongoing assistance to volunteers, ensuring they're well-equipped and supported in their roles.

Are there specific qualifications required to become a mentor?

While specific qualifications are desirable, a passion for guiding and supporting young individuals, along with a commitment to the cause, is highly valued at Lumina.

What are the expectations for volunteers or mentors in terms of time commitment?

Volunteers typically commit once a week, predominantly during term time, providing a 45-minute lesson to a Lumina scholar throughout an academic cycle.

Educational Programs and Support

What subjects are covered in Lumina's tutoring program?

Lumina covers a wide range of subjects. Currently, there's a high demand for specialists in English, Maths, and Science, although experts in all fields are welcome.

How long does a mentor work with a student?

A mentor typically works with the same student throughout an entire academic cycle, usually up to a public exam, ensuring a lasting and impactful relationship.

Partnerships and Collaborations

How can schools or local authorities partner with Lumina?

Schools and local authorities interested in partnering with Lumina can reach out through our contact page to explore collaboration opportunities and the benefits of partnership.

Are there opportunities for businesses or organisations to collaborate with Lumina?

Yes, Lumina actively seeks partnerships with businesses, community organisations, and charities to maximise its impact. Contact us to discuss collaboration possibilities.

Is Lumina affiliated with any educational institutions or organisations?

Lumina collaborates with various schools, local authorities, community organisations, and businesses to maximise its impact and reach more vulnerable young people.

Donations and Community Engagement

How can I contribute financially to Lumina's cause?

Donations are greatly appreciated and contribute to sustaining and expanding Lumina's programs. You can explore donation options on our website or contact us directly.

Can I share my success story or experience with Lumina?

Absolutely! We encourage sharing success stories. Get in touch through our contact section to share your story or experience with us.

How can I stay updated with Lumina's progress and news?

You can stay informed about Lumina's updates, success stories, and events by following our social media channels or subscribing to our newsletter.

Still have questions?

Reach out to the team and we will do our best to answer any and all questions you have.

Overview and Mission of Lumina

What is Lumina's primary mission?

Lumina's core mission is to provide transformative, personalised online tutoring and mentorship to empower vulnerable young people, fostering academic success, building self-esteem, and creating a supportive network.

What measurable impact has Lumina made so far?

Lumina has supported over 60 children and young people looked after, across all educational Key Stages, resulting in significant improvements in academic performance and raised levels of confidence among students.

How is the impact of Lumina's programs measured?

Lumina tracks student outcomes by monitoring exam results and post-program education or employment outcomes. Additionally, national surveys and regular data analysis are conducted to enhance program effectiveness.

What geographic areas does Lumina serve?

Lumina aims to expand its programs across the UK, working with schools, local authorities, and disadvantaged young people nationwide.

Is Lumina a registered charity?

Lumina is not a charity but is a non-profit consortium of like minded schools and industry partners dedicated to supporting vulnerable youth in their educational journeys.

Participation and Eligibility

Who is eligible to benefit from Lumina's programs?

Lumina primarily supports children and young people in or on the edge of care, including those in local authority care, offering tailored educational support to help them thrive.

Is there any cost involved in participating as a student or carer?

No, Lumina provides its services entirely free of cost to the young people, carers, or local authorities involved.

Can I nominate someone for Lumina's programs?

Yes, if you know a young person who could benefit from Lumina’s support, you can reach out through our contact section, share any details you are able to along with the name of the local authority contact for consideration.

Volunteering and Mentorship Opportunities

How can I get involved with Lumina as a volunteer?

You can get involved by becoming a mentor,  or offering your time and skills. Explore our ‘Get Involved’ page to learn more about volunteer opportunities and how you can contribute.

What kind of support is provided to volunteers or mentors?

Lumina offers comprehensive administrative support, training, and ongoing assistance to volunteers, ensuring they're well-equipped and supported in their roles.

Are there specific qualifications required to become a mentor?

While specific qualifications are desirable, a passion for guiding and supporting young individuals, along with a commitment to the cause, is highly valued at Lumina.

What are the expectations for volunteers or mentors in terms of time commitment?

Volunteers typically commit once a week, predominantly during term time, providing a 45-minute lesson to a Lumina scholar throughout an academic cycle.

Educational Programs and Support

What subjects are covered in Lumina's tutoring program?

Lumina covers a wide range of subjects. Currently, there's a high demand for specialists in English, Maths, and Science, although experts in all fields are welcome.

How long does a mentor work with a student?

A mentor typically works with the same student throughout an entire academic cycle, usually up to a public exam, ensuring a lasting and impactful relationship.

Partnerships and Collaborations

How can schools or local authorities partner with Lumina?

Schools and local authorities interested in partnering with Lumina can reach out through our contact page to explore collaboration opportunities and the benefits of partnership.

Are there opportunities for businesses or organisations to collaborate with Lumina?

Yes, Lumina actively seeks partnerships with businesses, community organisations, and charities to maximise its impact. Contact us to discuss collaboration possibilities.

Is Lumina affiliated with any educational institutions or organisations?

Lumina collaborates with various schools, local authorities, community organisations, and businesses to maximise its impact and reach more vulnerable young people.

Donations and Community Engagement

How can I contribute financially to Lumina's cause?

Donations are greatly appreciated and contribute to sustaining and expanding Lumina's programs. You can explore donation options on our website or contact us directly.

Can I share my success story or experience with Lumina?

Absolutely! We encourage sharing success stories. Get in touch through our contact section to share your story or experience with us.

How can I stay updated with Lumina's progress and news?

You can stay informed about Lumina's updates, success stories, and events by following our social media channels or subscribing to our newsletter.

Still have questions?

Reach out to the team and we will do our best to answer any and all questions you have.

Overview and Mission of Lumina

What is Lumina's primary mission?

Lumina's core mission is to provide transformative, personalised online tutoring and mentorship to empower vulnerable young people, fostering academic success, building self-esteem, and creating a supportive network.

What measurable impact has Lumina made so far?

Lumina has supported over 60 children and young people looked after, across all educational Key Stages, resulting in significant improvements in academic performance and raised levels of confidence among students.

How is the impact of Lumina's programs measured?

Lumina tracks student outcomes by monitoring exam results and post-program education or employment outcomes. Additionally, national surveys and regular data analysis are conducted to enhance program effectiveness.

What geographic areas does Lumina serve?

Lumina aims to expand its programs across the UK, working with schools, local authorities, and disadvantaged young people nationwide.

Is Lumina a registered charity?

Lumina is not a charity but is a non-profit consortium of like minded schools and industry partners dedicated to supporting vulnerable youth in their educational journeys.

Participation and Eligibility

Who is eligible to benefit from Lumina's programs?

Lumina primarily supports children and young people in or on the edge of care, including those in local authority care, offering tailored educational support to help them thrive.

Is there any cost involved in participating as a student or carer?

No, Lumina provides its services entirely free of cost to the young people, carers, or local authorities involved.

Can I nominate someone for Lumina's programs?

Yes, if you know a young person who could benefit from Lumina’s support, you can reach out through our contact section, share any details you are able to along with the name of the local authority contact for consideration.

Volunteering and Mentorship Opportunities

How can I get involved with Lumina as a volunteer?

You can get involved by becoming a mentor,  or offering your time and skills. Explore our ‘Get Involved’ page to learn more about volunteer opportunities and how you can contribute.

What kind of support is provided to volunteers or mentors?

Lumina offers comprehensive administrative support, training, and ongoing assistance to volunteers, ensuring they're well-equipped and supported in their roles.

Are there specific qualifications required to become a mentor?

While specific qualifications are desirable, a passion for guiding and supporting young individuals, along with a commitment to the cause, is highly valued at Lumina.

What are the expectations for volunteers or mentors in terms of time commitment?

Volunteers typically commit once a week, predominantly during term time, providing a 45-minute lesson to a Lumina scholar throughout an academic cycle.

Educational Programs and Support

What subjects are covered in Lumina's tutoring program?

Lumina covers a wide range of subjects. Currently, there's a high demand for specialists in English, Maths, and Science, although experts in all fields are welcome.

How long does a mentor work with a student?

A mentor typically works with the same student throughout an entire academic cycle, usually up to a public exam, ensuring a lasting and impactful relationship.

Partnerships and Collaborations

How can schools or local authorities partner with Lumina?

Schools and local authorities interested in partnering with Lumina can reach out through our contact page to explore collaboration opportunities and the benefits of partnership.

Are there opportunities for businesses or organisations to collaborate with Lumina?

Yes, Lumina actively seeks partnerships with businesses, community organisations, and charities to maximise its impact. Contact us to discuss collaboration possibilities.

Is Lumina affiliated with any educational institutions or organisations?

Lumina collaborates with various schools, local authorities, community organisations, and businesses to maximise its impact and reach more vulnerable young people.

Donations and Community Engagement

How can I contribute financially to Lumina's cause?

Donations are greatly appreciated and contribute to sustaining and expanding Lumina's programs. You can explore donation options on our website or contact us directly.

Can I share my success story or experience with Lumina?

Absolutely! We encourage sharing success stories. Get in touch through our contact section to share your story or experience with us.

How can I stay updated with Lumina's progress and news?

You can stay informed about Lumina's updates, success stories, and events by following our social media channels or subscribing to our newsletter.

Still have questions?

Reach out to the team and we will do our best to answer any and all questions you have.

Join the movement

Become a Lumina Fellow and volunteer your time as a one-on-one online tutor or mentor for care-experienced young people. Your contribution will support the ongoing operation of the Lumina program and enable us to reach more deserving students.

Join the movement

Become a Lumina Fellow and volunteer your time as a one-on-one online tutor or mentor for care-experienced young people. Your contribution will support the ongoing operation of the Lumina program and enable us to reach more deserving students.

Join the movement

Become a Lumina Fellow and volunteer your time as a one-on-one online tutor or mentor for care-experienced young people. Your contribution will support the ongoing operation of the Lumina program and enable us to reach more deserving students.

Sign up for our newsletter

You can stay informed about Lumina's updates, success stories, and events by subscribing to our newsletter or following our social media channels.

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You can stay informed about Lumina's updates, success stories, and events by subscribing to our newsletter or following our social media channels.

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You can stay informed about Lumina's updates, success stories, and events by subscribing to our newsletter or following our social media channels.

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