News

August 8, 2017

We’re recruiting a Project Coordinator!

August 8, 2017

The ASK Project Coordinators work together as part of the Inspiring the Future Schools Engagement Team delivering the project across London and the South. This is our second year of delivering the project and we have ambitious targets to reach over 1,000 schools, teachers and parents; and 75,000 young people. This is a fantastic time […]

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July 11, 2017

Inspiring Women in Media

July 11, 2017

The Inspiring Women campaign teamed up with Women in Journalism and Inspiring Girls International for a one-off special event – Inspiring Women in Media. The event gave over 150 young women the chance to meet over 40 women working in media and journalism. To volunteer with the Inspiring Women campaign , sign up on our […]

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July 7, 2017

Primary Futures comes to Maidenhead

July 7, 2017

Today St Edmunds Campion Catholic Primary School became the first school in Maidenhead to host a Primary Futures event. It featured a wide range of volunteers including a solicitor, magistrate, helicopter pilot, journalist, district nurse, surveyor and a prop maker who brought with him a large caricature of Donald Trump he had made. The aim […]

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June 27, 2017

Primary Futures awarded Edge Foundation funding

June 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Edge Foundation to expand our Primary Futures campaign in schools across the UK. With a generous grant of £50,000 we hope to extend the reach of primary schools we work with to be able to engage with 240,000 pupils. This funding will […]

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June 27, 2017

Career Footsteps at Arnold Mill Primary School

June 27, 2017

It was time for a primary school Career Footsteps event with Arnold Mill Primary School and eight volunteers. Taking part in classroom workshops, 90 Year 5 and 6 pupils were given the opportunity to hear from volunteers about the importance of working hard in school and the many different career paths they can one day […]

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June 23, 2017

Primary Futures with the Department for Transport

June 23, 2017

Volunteers from the Department for Transport, including the Permanent Secretary Bernadette Kelly and all her executive committee members as well as other staff including an apprentice, visited pupils at St Paul’s Cray School in Bromley, Orpington today . They took part in a transport themed Primary Futures event chatting to children about their job and […]

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June 16, 2017

Career Footsteps at Cockburn School

June 16, 2017

    The Career Footsteps programme was straight back into action after the half term break with an event at Cockburn school. This event gave 100 Year 10 students the opportunity to interact with a range of professionals from widely varying careers. The Career Footsteps programme, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, is designed […]

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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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