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15th November 2018

Starting early – the importance of career-related learning in primary school

15th November 2018

This article is an extended version of the blog Primary career education should broaden children’s horizons by Nick Chambers (CEO, Education and Employers) published by TES on 14 November 2018. The last few months have seen a sudden interest and enthusiasm for ‘careers education’ in primary schools. But many teachers and parents have expressed their concerns […]

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12th November 2018

We’ve partnered with First News

12th November 2018

  Here at Primary Futures we are always looking for ways to broaden children’s horizons by introducing them to a huge range of exciting futures. Which is why we’re delighted to announce that we have partnered with First News to help widen the access children have to first-hand information about the huge range of possibilities […]

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9th November 2018

A Celebration of British Engineering with Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF

9th November 2018

Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF – three iconic British brands – joined forces yesterday at a Primary Futures event to inspire and broaden the horizons of children about engineering.  Children from Broughton Fields Primary School in Milton Keynes met people doing a range of interesting jobs and were shown that engineering is open […]

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17th October 2018

Royal Warrant Holder’s Association inspire Bordesley Green Primary school children

17th October 2018

On Tuesday 16 October, volunteers from companies which hold a Royal Warrant visited Bordesley Green Primary School in Birmingham to meet the children and talk about the interesting and varied jobs they do. And the jobs were indeed interesting and varied – there were printers, bookbinders, chocolate makers, engineers of military accoutrements, tailors, cabinet makers, […]

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8th October 2018

Primary Futures Bury

8th October 2018

On Friday 21 September, Primary Futures visited Bury for a morning of broadening horizons and raising aspirations. Local volunteers, and local MP James Frith, joined the children of Chantlers Primary School to help them make the link between their lessons and their futures in what was a very successful event. Phillip Barlow Headteacher of Chantlers […]

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27th September 2018

Inspiring Wakefield is off to another great start this academic year

27th September 2018

The Inspiring Wakefield campaign has kicked off this academic year with a fantastic event at Netherton J&I School. Children were joined by over 50 local volunteers from a wide variety of occupations. Representatives from all emergency services attended, as well as a rugby player, chef, solicitor and florist to name a few.

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19th September 2018

Inspiring Goole

19th September 2018

Primary Futures was delighted to launch Inspiring Goole yesterday with a special event. We were joined by inspirational volunteers from local businesses and organisations in Goole, who inspired children from eight local primaries to broaden their horizons.

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10th August 2018

Children in Uganda meet inspirational volunteers at the country’s first Primary Futures

10th August 2018

On 10 August 2018, Primary Futures launched in Uganda. The Good Shepherd school, based in Katwadde in the Masake District, welcomed inspirational volunteers from the world of work. Among the volunteers was a Psychiatrist, Medical Doctor, General Practitioner, Journalist, Agriculturist, Electrician and Project Manager. The volunteers spoke to the children about their jobs, opening their eyes to exciting futures that they can aspire to.

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25th July 2018

Primary Futures to launch in Uganda

25th July 2018

On the 10th August 2018 the Good Shepherd School Katwadde in the Masake District of Uganda are holding a Primary Futures event. The school is located in a particularly deprived rural area, a five-hour drive from the capital Kampala. John Ssentamu the Head Teacher contacted Education and Employers a couple of years ago having seen a clip about Primary Futures and the impact it was having on children, esp from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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