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Sally Ridley 16/04/2015 - 16:01 - 0 Comments

We are delighted to welcome Thomas Cole and Samantha Gleeson as the new Ablaze Business Coordinators for Airbus. We'd also like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere thanks to Roman Kirenski and Alex Lycett, the departing Coordinators, for doing an amazing job of coordinating the many schools that Airbus volunteers support across Bristol and we wish them all the best in their next...

Amanda Cranston 19/03/2015 - 12:50 - 0 Comments

This week saw the end of the Ablaze mentoring programme between staff at TLT Solicitors and students from Bridge Learning Campus. 

Ablaze CEO, Roger Opie and TLT Senior Partner, Robert Bourns rounded off the six month programme by presenting Achievement Certificates to all the young people with student Liam Watts commenting “we wish it could have lasted all year”. 

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Sally Ridley 12/03/2015 - 14:50 - 0 Comments
RSK & Structural Soils Ltd to begin new Reading Buddy intervention at Ashton Vale Primary School,

RSK, who are a worldwide environmental engingeering health & safety company, will be starting a new Reading Buddy intervention at Ashton Vale Primary School in Term 5, 2015. The company has attracted a fantastic 11 volunteers to support the school and they will all be trained and Enhanced DBS-checked ahead of their start date in mid-April. Viv Champeney, Head Teacher...

Sally Ridley 06/03/2015 - 15:48 - 0 Comments

DAS Legal Expenses have been supporting Glenfrome Primary School since Ablaze began in 2005 and their involvement goes way beyond the provision of Reading Buddies - the company arranges visits for the students to their DAS offices and it also sponsored an Aardman Animations "Gromit" and "Gorilla" to be installed at the school last year. Claire Banham, the school's Reading...

Sally Ridley 06/03/2015 - 10:40 - 0 Comments
Ilminster Avenue E-Act Academy and CMS Cameron McKenna

CMS Cameron McKenna have been partners of Ilminster Avenue E-Act Academy through Ablaze since 2010 and currently 20 members of their staff support 14 students as Reading Buddies. Alison Pippard, the school's previous Reading Recovery Teacher commented that the intervention greatly helps "to promote reading in our school and to have support from people other than teachers...

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