About us


  • SAM

    “Bryanston Square helped us realise what we didn’t know we wanted.”

    Sister Anne Marie Niblock – Notre Dame RC Secondary Girls’ School

  • "Unlock helped me become more confident, more positive about my future and reaching my goals"

    “I’ve learnt that I can do stuff on my own without having to rely on others. Now I can even be the leader of a group, instead of saying ‘I don’t know what to do!”

    Unlock student, year 9

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    “Bryanston Square gave the students the first taste of success.”

    Headteacher, London

  • Photos of Don valley School BSF discussion for Lauren Haslehurst

    “This programme has been pushing me, helping me to get better with my fears and my confidence.”

    Unlock student, Year 8

Our blog


Maker Spaces: using technology

By Marcus Orlovsky There is much criticism in the UK of the demise of manufacturing and of exciting students in the world of science and engineering and technology.  In California and other states there is the growth of Maker Spaces.  These areas are designed to offer the facilities and technical assistance to enable students to […]

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Guest blog: Susan Young on Marcus’ intervention at NAHT

Marcus Orlovsky wows the crowd Marcus Orlovsky, the morning’s keynote speaker, is possibly one of the most extraordinary individuals to grace a conference floor. I’m one of the few in the room to have seen him speak before – at the NAHT’s previous Education Conference in York last month – where an extraordinary personal story […]

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Guest Blog: “The best £118 I spent all week” by Tak Lo

Last Thursday I hosted 6 students from St. Michael’s College to a tour of the Warner Yard and Techstars offices. These kids, from 11-14 years of age, are going through the Bryanston Square program and trying to get a sense of what entrepreneurship is, and in a broader sense, what working is. Kids having a […]

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Manor Fields Challenge Day (16)

Jen’s reflection: Giving students freedom and trust

The other day I found myself discussing the detailed timing of a particularly long Unlock session we were preparing to run for a new school. Before I realised it, we were allocating activities to 10 or 20 minute slots. Whilst I understood that this planning would help us deliver what we needed to cover during […]

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