Summerbridge is a non-profit organization that creates educational opportunities for secondary school students whose first language is not English. It provides comprehensive programmes to develop English communication skills by using; small class sizes, individual mentoring and hands-on learning strategies. Summerbridge aims to develop students self-confidence and interest in the learning process. Key to its success is the ‘students teaching students’ model, creating a dynamic learning environment in which young people are the initiators and beneficiaries of the educational process. Principal Chris Binge chairs the Summerbridge board and courses are held at the school every summer.