Thanks for a great day at Mayflower Primary School!

IMG_3579Our letter of thanks sent to all our fantastic volunteers who gave up some of their time to help to inspire the next generation of children.

…………….A huge thank you for taking part in the Primary Futures event at Mayflower Primary School yesterday. The feedback from the school has been amazing and Head Teacher, Dee Bleach has said how positive all of the teachers and children have been about the experience.

Now that you have had a taster of what Primary Futures can offer young people, we urge you to spread the word and encourage colleagues, friends, relatives, neighbours etc to volunteer an hour a year. Simply send them this link to primary Futures and the on-line registration http://www.inspiringthefuture.org/primary-futures/ And of course and if you haven’t signed up yourself please do so if you want to take part again. Here is a one minute clip explain how the online match making service works – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqOWqK7TmTY

Here are the photographs from yesterday https://www.flickr.com/photos/edu_employers/sets/ and if you have any more great shots of your own please do send them over. We have tried to add everyone’s name to the pics but we are missing a couple – do let us know if you recognise them.

Below is one of the news stories on the event which we hope you enjoy reading

http://feweek.co.uk/2016/01/25/apprenticeship-visit-scheme-launched-for-primary-schools-to-expose-young-children-to-earning-and-learning-possibilities/?utm_content=buffere817f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

In the futures please help us spread the word by tweeting about your expereinces @PrimaryFutures and by encouraging your company to do likewise – we rely heavily on word of mouth to help us grow our numbers of volunteers. Many thanks to all of you who have already tweeted along the lines ….Please give an hour a year to inspire children in primary schools via http://www.inspiringthefuture.org/primary-futures/– see it in action https://www.flickr.com/photos/edu_employers/sets/

Apprenticeship project with the Skills Funding Agency – In the near future we are running a project with the Skills Funding Agency across the South East and East of England delivering apprenticeship awareness events in schools with young people aged 16-19 years old. We would really welcome you and your colleagues involvement in these events. Please let us know if you are interested so we can send you more information.

We would love to get your feedback on the apprentices and Primary Futures day at Mayflower Primary School so please feel free to send us a few lines describing how you found the experience and talking to the children so we can add your comments to our blog.

Thank you once again for supporting Primary Futures.

Best wishes,

Sophie and the team at the Education and Employers charity

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By Steve Iredale

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