14 November 2023

Dee Chamberlain

14 November 2023

St Gregory’s curriculum aims are all about making sure children’s learning is meaningful, memorable and motivating. Therefore, for Dee, connecting with volunteers through Primary Futures was an obvious way to support these goals and her school’s wider enrichment activities. Having been a regular user pre-pandemic, Dee got stuck back into the platform after a quick […]

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9 May 2023

Liam Murphy

9 May 2023

Using the Primary Futures platform, Liam has been able to widen his search for volunteers and meet pupils’ requests for the people they’d like to meet and hear from.  Primary Futures volunteers have supported Crosshall Junior School’s ‘Future Me’ talks, where visitors from the world of work are invited into school to help widen pupils’ […]

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20 April 2023

London Careers Festival 2023 – Primary Futures

20 April 2023

London Careers Festival (27 June – 7 July) is back again and we’re excited to be hosting three virtual activities with our inspiring volunteers who are keen to talk to your pupils all about their jobs! Check out the details for our activities and the links to register below. What’s My Line? Year group: targeted at Years […]

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6 February 2023

Ali Sinclair

6 February 2023

Raising aspirations is fundamental to the ethos of Ali’s school, where Primary Futures is used to provide “invaluable real-life experiences” with inspiring volunteers from the world of work. For Ali, it’s important that learning about jobs excites children and shows them that what they are learning now is useful for the future.  “It’s clear a […]

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6 February 2023

Alex Feldman

6 February 2023

Alex uses Primary Futures to give his children’s learning purpose and meaning beyond the classroom. Using the platform, Alex filters volunteers by industry to find those who can support the subjects children are learning about at school such as STEM and construction. Alex also uses Primary Futures to access local volunteers who can show pupils […]

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10 November 2022

NAHT and Primary Futures

10 November 2022

Dear NAHT Member, Welcome to the Primary Futures landing page designed specifically for you! We hope this page gives you a little more background about Primary Futures and the strong links with NAHT. Primary Futures was launched officially in 2014 as a partnership between the Education and Employers charity and NAHT after pilot activity across […]

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27 July 2021

Carr Lodge Academy

27 July 2021

“Our children sat with awe and wonder and really enjoyed the session.” Tell us a little bit about your school. Carr Lodge is a large primary school in Doncaster, located on a new housing development. The school was built in 2015 and since then, we have grown in numbers and will be a full two […]

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13 October 2020

Roe Green Junior School

13 October 2020

“It is an invaluable resource when organising an event. The massive range of contacts available is what helps make something like this such a success.” Can you tell us a little bit about your school? What is your approach to career related learning? We are a four-form entry Junior school in a diverse, multicultural part […]

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13 October 2020

Armaan and Aoife, pupils

13 October 2020

“I think I am going to get somewhere in life. I am not a bad student and I put effort into my studies. I think I could get one of the jobs I want.” What would you like to be when you’re older and why? Armaan: A surgeon or a lawyer. A surgeon because I like […]

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13 October 2020

Primary Futures in action

13 October 2020

Our Primary Futures community is keen to share their stories and top tips. Discover how volunteers, schools, partners and pupils have engaged with our programmes and the impact they have made together.

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