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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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20th October 2015

Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland supports Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign NI launch

20th October 2015

The Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland, Dr Michael Mc Bride, visited Tor Bank Special School on Tuesday 20th October on behalf of the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign. The Primary Futures Who’s in Health? campaign sees volunteers from all roles in the health sector talking with primary school and special school pupils about their […]

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14th October 2015

Chief Medical Officer supports Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign being rolled out across Wales

14th October 2015

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Ruth Hussey, visited Tredegarville C.I.W. Primary School on Tuesday 13th October on behalf on the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign. The Primary Futures Who’s in Health? campaign sees volunteers from all roles in the health sector talking with primary school pupils about their job and how they use […]

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26th June 2015

Primary Futures What’s my Line? with Mayor of London Boris Johnson

26th June 2015

On the 25th June 2015 at City Hall, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP published a major new report on careers provision for young people. The report said that every young Londoner should have completed at least 100 hours experience of the world of work, in some form, by the time they reach the […]

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1st May 2015

Primary Futures announces Who’s in Health? month

1st May 2015

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and the Medical Schools Council have joined forces to get a volunteer from the medical profession for every primary school in the country via the free Primary Futures programme run by charity Education and Employers. The aim is to get volunteers into 18,000 schools. Primary schools will be […]

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6th March 2015

Science ‘squeezed out of primary schools’ CBI report says

6th March 2015

A Confederation of British Industry study suggests science has become less of a priority in many English primary schools. In the report, Tomorrow’s World, 53% of the teachers surveyed by YouGov for the CBI said science teaching had become less of a priority over the past five years. A total of 36% of the schools […]

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6th March 2015

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan takes part in Primary Futures

6th March 2015

Secretary of State for Education, The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP joined 40 other volunteers at Priestmead Primary School in London  for the latest high profile Primary Futures event. Primary Futures is a nationwide initiative aiming to raise children’s aspirations and help them understand the link between their learning at school, future opportunities and finding a […]

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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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