25th October 2016

Inspiring the Future with schools in Cambridge

25th October 2016

Last week Inspiring the Future came together with the North Cambridge Academy to host an event for primary and secondary school pupils from the local area. On Thursday 20th October over 30 volunteers came together to raise awareness of Inspiring the Future in Cambridge. With more than 300 pupils in attendance, the aim of the […]

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21st October 2016

#RedrawTheBalance wins silver at Campaign Big Awards

21st October 2016

Our #RedrawtheBalance video, which now has over 27 million views, has won a silver Campaign Big Award. The Campaign big awards is an annual event held to recognise and celebrate creating advertising in the UK across 16 different product sectors. Having already gained media attention on a global scale from Australia to Zambia, on Wednesday […]

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28th September 2016

Primary Futures inspires pupils at Moor Park Primary School, Blackpool

28th September 2016

Primary Futures teamed up with Robert Halfon, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, to host an event at Moor Park Primary School in North Blackpool on Tuesday 27th September 2016. Following on from the launch of Primary Futures in Blackpool back in June, the aim of the event was to help primary school children […]

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11th August 2016

Tackling gender stereotypes #Redraw the balance

11th August 2016

As research shows, gender stereotypes about future careers are developed at a very young age. Primary Futures with the support of Mullen Low, released a short film exploring this. Watch the video here:  

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11th August 2016

Inspiring the Future Review: 2012-2016

11th August 2016

Inspiring the Future During the last four years Inspiring the Future has worked with 5,500 state schools and colleges and more than 10,000 teachers have collectively sent 135,000 invitations to engage with students. Over a million new connections have been made between young people and employee volunteers via Inspiring the Future and its Inspiring Women […]

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23rd March 2016

Help us to #RedrawTheBalance

23rd March 2016

A new film reveals the reality of gender stereotyping amongst primary school children. When asked to draw a firefighter, surgeon and a fighter pilot, 61 pictures were drawn of men and only 5 were female. Please could you help raise awareness of this deep-seated issue by forwarding the film to friends and colleagues. Share on […]

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1st December 2015

Chief Medical Officer launches Primary Futures: Who’s In Health? campaign in Scotland

1st December 2015

Dr Catherine Calderwood, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer today visited Sciennes Primary School to launch the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign to  help young children understand how people in the health sector use literacy, maths and science in their jobs. Who’s in Health? is a free initiative for state primary schools run by  the Education […]

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26th January 2015

Inspiring the Future Annual Review 2013-14 published

26th January 2015

We are delighted to share the findings of the Inspiring the Future Annual Review 2013-14. This year’s edition covers the launch of the Inspiring Women campaign, Primary Futures, Inspiring Apprenticeships and the Inspiring Governors alliance. Notable numbers include; Over its first two years 451,409 young people have taken part in events with Inspiring the Future […]

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9th December 2014

Primary Futures gets Oxfordshire pupils playing ‘What’s my line?’ with UK’s 1st female RAF Air-Vice-Marshal

9th December 2014

On 5 December Gateway Primary School in Oxfordshire, took part in a new initiative aimed at widening the horizons of primary school children. Gateway invited Primary Futures volunteers to visit and talk about their job. The event had classroom insight talks with diverse volunteers taking part including; the UK’s first female RAF Air-Vice-Marshal, an Aston […]

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