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13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford launched today

13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford was launched today at Beckfoot Heaton Primary School and Nursery. The initiative is designed to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford and provide them with a better understanding of the job opportunities and career routes that are open to them. The intention is that the initiative will form a […]

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6th October 2017

Pupils share their future aspirations in drawing the future survey

6th October 2017

We’re delighted to have already received some amazing entries for the Drawing the Future survey from schools across the country as well as enquiries from across the world. We’ve also had some lovely feedback from teachers about the benefits to their pupils: “The survey promotes to the children the importance of raising aspirations and helps […]

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21st September 2017

Drawing the Future – survey and competition

21st September 2017

Education and Employers is excited to announce the launch of a landmark national survey and competition. The charity is undertaking the survey in partnership with the NAHT, the TES and University College London Institute of Education and in collaboration with OECD Education and Skills. The Drawing the Future survey, the first of its kind, asks primary school […]

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7th July 2017

Primary Futures comes to Maidenhead

7th July 2017

Today St Edmunds Campion Catholic Primary School became the first school in Maidenhead to host a Primary Futures event. It featured a wide range of volunteers including a solicitor, magistrate, helicopter pilot, journalist, district nurse, surveyor and a prop maker who brought with him a large caricature of Donald Trump he had made. The aim […]

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27th June 2017

Primary Futures awarded Edge Foundation funding

27th June 2017

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Edge Foundation to expand our Primary Futures campaign in schools across the UK. With a generous grant of £50,000 we hope to extend the reach of primary schools we work with to be able to engage with 240,000 pupils. This funding will […]

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27th June 2017

Career Footsteps at Arnold Mill Primary School

27th June 2017

It was time for a primary school Career Footsteps event with Arnold Mill Primary School and eight volunteers. Taking part in classroom workshops, 90 Year 5 and 6 pupils were given the opportunity to hear from volunteers about the importance of working hard in school and the many different career paths they can one day […]

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26th June 2017

Primary Futures with the Department for Transport

26th June 2017

Volunteers from the Department for Transport, including the Permanent Secretary Bernadette Kelly and all her executive committee members as well as other staff including an apprentice, visited pupils at St Paul’s Cray School in Bromley, Orpington today . They took part in a transport themed Primary Futures event chatting to children about their job and […]

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15th June 2017

Primary Futures Lincolnshire

15th 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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1st June 2017

HELLO! Inspiring Women in Science

1st June 2017

Eagle eyed readers may have noticed some familiar faces in a range of magazines this week as our inspiring women volunteers appeared in the new advert for our Women in Science campaign, being run in partnership with L’Oréal. Thanks to the support and generosity of L’Oréal, full-page adverts promoting the campaign are being run in […]

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