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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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12th July 2018

Inspiring the Future of Theatre officially launches with an event in Scarborough

12th July 2018

Yesterday, Wednesday 11 July, saw the official launch of Inspiring the Future of Theatre at Northstead Primary School in Scarborough. Inspiring the Future of Theatre is a national campaign, in partnership with UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT), to encourage people from the world of theatre to visit local schools and speak to […]

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27th June 2018

Australia launches Primary Futures

27th June 2018

In collaboration with with the Smith Family and SkillsOne TV Primary Futures Australia have released their launch video, showcasing the exciting possibilities and opportunity of the programme.

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19th June 2018

Children from East Acton Primary thank volunteers

19th June 2018

The children at East Acton Primary School were thrilled to have taken part in a Primary Futures event recently. Supported by grant funding from the Edge Foundation, the day introduced primary school pupils to the world of careers information.

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