4 May 2018

Primary Futures launches in Australia

4 May 2018

The first Primary Futures event in Australia took place today, Friday 4 May 2018. Organised by the Schools Industry Partnership and The Smith Family it took place at Willmot Public School, a small primary school in Mt Druitt, situated in one of the most deprived areas of New South Wales.   Schools Industry Partnership (SIP) is […]

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23 April 2018

New campaign urges employers to support local school governance and develop their staff

23 April 2018

Inspiring Governance has launched a national campaign urging employers across England to support local school governance. The campaign highlights how organisations, individuals and young people can all benefit from employees volunteering as school governors. Spearheading the campaign is a short film in which school children describe the urgent need for more people to volunteer as school governors […]

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19 April 2018

Inspiring the Future of Theatre

19 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are partnering with UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) to deliver a wide-reaching new industry initiative. Inspiring the Future of Theatre will aim to showcase the range of careers available in theatre to young people, and encourage and strengthen connections between schools and theatres. Theatre and the performing arts are part […]

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13 April 2018

A Head Teacher’s experience of her school’s first Primary Futures event

13 April 2018

A Head Teacher has given an account of her experience of inviting volunteers to her school to talk to the children about their jobs and careers. Tracey Lake, Head Teacher at Wheldon Infant School and Nursery in Castleford near Wakefield, has given a detailed account of the day’s activities and her delight in working with […]

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4 April 2018

Primary Futures – Aspirations Week in Corby

4 April 2018

During National Careers Week, Education and Employers worked with a collection of Corby Primary schools to deliver a fun packed week of activities aimed at raising both aspiration and awareness of careers. Four primary schools from the Greenwood Academies Trust took part. The week followed the successful Career Footsteps event at Kingswood Academy in Corby, […]

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15 June 2017

Primary Futures Lincolnshire

15 June 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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26 May 2017

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

26 May 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 […]

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9 March 2017

Career Footsteps with Chesham Grammar School

9 March 2017

As part of our Career Footsteps project, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, we’re helping schools across the UK host regional showcase events to raise awareness of the programme and help local schools get involved. Most recently it was Chesham Grammar School who seized the opportunity to host their Career Footsteps regional event. The […]

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18 January 2017

Inspiring the Future Australia: now recruiting volunteers

18 January 2017

Inspiring the Future Australia is now recruiting schools and volunteers for its first events set to take place in March.   Do you know anyone working in Australia who would be able to spare an hour a year to change young people’s lives?   Our partners in Australia, the Schools Industry Partnership, a non-for-profit incorporated […]

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