About us Our news Nominations Open for AQA Unlocking Potential 2016/17 Nominations are now open for the AQA Unlocking Potential 2016/17 programme. AQA Unlocking Potential is an eight month transformational mentoring programme for young people aged 14-19 years of age, run jointly with education charity AQA. Young people will get the chance to work with and learn from Dame Kelly Holmes Trust’s team of inspirational athlete mentors. AQA Unlocking Potential aims to raise young people’s aspirations and expectations on future life goals, whether from school to Further Education, Further Education to Higher Education, or into training and employment. Young people are to be nominated by their teachers who believe that they would benefit from mentoring support to develop life skills and increase their confidence, self-belief and motivation. Teachers can nominate pupils for the 2016/17 programme.