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June 15, 2017

Primary Futures Lincolnshire

June 15, 2017

Branston Junior Academy in Lincolnshire have held their first Primary Futures event and are encouraging other schools in the region to follow suit. 20 volunteers took part, talking to children about their job and career and how they use the subjects they did at school such as Maths, English, Science and Geography. The volunteers work […]

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June 1, 2017

HELLO! Inspiring Women in Science

June 1, 2017

Eagle eyed readers may have noticed some familiar faces in a range of magazines this week as our inspiring women volunteers appeared in the new advert for our Women in Science campaign, being run in partnership with L’Oréal.   Thanks to the support and generosity of L’Oréal, full-page adverts promoting the campaign are being run […]

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May 26, 2017

Blackpool Aspirations Week: Monday 22nd May – Friday 26th May 2017

May 26, 2017

Over 150 volunteers have been visiting primary schools across Blackpool this week to help raise aspirations and broaden the horizons of children in the areas. Below are a small selection of photographs. To see the rest please click here. To get involved either as a school or volunteer just visit the Primary Futures website. The reaction […]

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May 19, 2017

Double gold: #RedrawtheBalance wins two national awards

May 19, 2017

Our #RedrawtheBalance video, kindly made for our charity by MullenLowe London, last night won two gold prestigious marketing awards. The video, which has now had over 30 million views worldwide, reveals the realities of gender stereotyping by children from as young as five years old and how volunteers from the world of work going into […]

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May 12, 2017

A double bill: Apprenticeships and Primary Futures

May 12, 2017

We recently supported a double bill of events in Harlow, Essex at Longwood Primary Academy and Sir Charles Kao UTC with over 50 employer volunteers present and the  Rt. Hon Robert Halfon. The day covered a wide range of areas and activities from celebrating apprenticeships to quizzing volunteers to try and guess the jobs they do.     The first […]

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May 12, 2017

Inspiring apprenticeships with Airbus

May 12, 2017

It is full speed ahead for the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools project with another apprenticeship event, this time with Airbus. The event took place at Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage. As delivery partners in London and the South for the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools project, commissioned by the National Apprenticeship Service, […]

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May 9, 2017

How volunteers from the world of work are making a difference in primary schools

May 9, 2017

The National Association of Head Teachers has just published a five page article about the impact volunteers from the world of work are making on children. The NAHT represents over 28,500 school leaders in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Featured in their Leadership Focus magazine, the article explores the Primary Futures initiative and how it […]

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May 5, 2017

New collaborative event: Career education and guidance that works

May 5, 2017

  The Career Development Institute (CDI), the professional body for careers professionals and Education and Employers are delighted to be working together on a special one-day event: ‘Career education and guidance that works’ on June the 12th 2017 in Westminster, London. Please see full details here. The event will: reflect on the new government’s manifesto […]

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