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November 29, 2018

Winners of primary school Drawing the Future competition meet their career heroes

November 29, 2018

Winners of our Drawing the Future competition received their prizes at an awards ceremony at the British Academy last night and were thrilled to meet career models representing the jobs they drew. The nine winners were selected by judges – Neal Layton, author and illustrator; Ann Mroz, editor and digital publishing director of TES and […]

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November 15, 2018

Starting early – the importance of career-related learning in primary school

November 15, 2018

This article is an extended version of the blog Primary career education should broaden children’s horizons by Nick Chambers (CEO, Education and Employers) published by TES on 14 November 2018. The last few months have seen a sudden interest and enthusiasm for ‘careers education’ in primary schools. But many teachers and parents have expressed their concerns […]

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November 12, 2018

Primary Futures is delighted to announce partnership with First News

November 12, 2018

  Here at Primary Futures we are always looking for ways to broaden children’s horizons by introducing them to a huge range of exciting futures. Which is why we’re delighted to announce that we have partnered with First News to help widen the access children have to first-hand information about the huge range of possibilities […]

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November 9, 2018

Essays on Employer Engagement in Education – Book Launch

November 9, 2018

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new book, Essays on Employer Engagement in Education edited by Dr Anthony Mann, Professor Prue Huddleston and Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel, published by Routledge. Building on new theories about the meaning of employability in the twenty-first century and the power of social and cultural capital in enabling […]

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November 9, 2018

A Celebration of British Engineering with Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF

November 9, 2018

Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF – three iconic British brands – joined forces yesterday at a Primary Futures event to inspire and broaden the horizons of children about engineering.  Children from Broughton Fields Primary School in Milton Keynes met people doing a range of interesting jobs and were shown that engineering is open […]

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October 17, 2018

Members of the Royal Warrant Holders Association inspire primary school children

October 17, 2018

On Tuesday 16 October, volunteers from companies which hold a Royal Warrant visited Bordesley Green Primary School in Birmingham to meet the children and talk about the interesting and varied jobs they do. And the jobs were indeed interesting and varied – there were printers, bookbinders, chocolate makers, engineers of military accoutrements, tailors, cabinet makers, […]

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September 28, 2018

Primary Futures Bury

September 28, 2018

On Friday 21 September, Primary Futures visited Bury for a morning of broadening horizons and raising aspirations. Local volunteers, and local MP James Frith, joined the children of Chantlers Primary School to help them make the link between their lessons and their futures in what was a very successful event. Phillip Barlow Headteacher of Chantlers […]

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September 27, 2018

Primary Futures continues to inspire Wakefield

September 27, 2018

The Inspiring Wakefield campaign has kicked off this academic year with a fantastic event at Netherton J&I School. Children were joined by over 50 local volunteers from a wide variety of occupations. Representatives from all emergency services attended, as well as a rugby player, chef, solicitor and florist to name a few.

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