Legal status

The Difference is a not-for profit company limited by guarantee (company number 11426427) and is in the process of applying for charity status.

The Difference is currently mentored by the registered charity Teach First (charity number 1098294).

Personal information

The Difference is committed to safeguarding your personal information.

Whenever you provide such information, we will use and store your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998.

All individuals have the right to access personal information that is held about them and you can request a copy of any information that we hold about you. Please note that any request for this information may be subject to a payment of £10 to cover administrative costs. If you wish to make such a request please contact us.


Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all rights including those in copyright in the content of this website are owned by or controlled for these purposes by The Difference.

Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law or The Difference’s Terms of Use, the content of this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way without first obtaining The Difference’s written permission or that of the copyright owner.

Where documents exist that are the responsibility of individual authors, the views contained within said documents do not necessarily represent the views of The Difference.


We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. While we strive to keep the information that you supply secure, please be aware that the Internet is not a fully secure medium. We use secure servers for collecting sensitive information.


Whilst every care has been taken in preparing the information published on this website, The Difference does not guarantee the accuracy or currency of the content. The Difference cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions and accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising. The Difference reserves the right to remove or alter content or take down this website at any time without notice.

Governing law

This legal notice and all issues regarding this website are governed by English law.