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Amanda Cranston 03/02/2015 - 12:01 - 0 Comments

Ablaze are working closely with Bridge Learning Campus this school year, offering a range of programmes to support year 8 and 9 students, including group mentoring and Breaking Limits. 

On 22nd January, Ablaze business partners show-cased at the School’s Year 8 Options Evening which provided an opportunity for parents, carers and students to discover the opportunities...

Roger Opie 29/01/2015 - 17:24 - 0 Comments
Michael Clarke


Michael Clarke, a Partner at Clarke Willmott LLP,  is a longstanding supporter of Ablaze and promotes our work within the law firm and through his extensive network within the CBI in the South West.  We are grateful for his permission to publish his article from a...

Amanda Cranston 28/01/2015 - 11:34 - 0 Comments
Bedminster Down Technology Specialists

During the 2014/15 school year ABLAZE have been supporting Bedminster Down School with their work towards achieving the West of England Employability Chartermark.

Liaising closely with the Academy, the Ablaze Secondary Partnership Manager, Amanda Cranston, has provided business volunteers to deliver the Breaking Limits project to groups of year 9 girls and boys as well as 20 Minute...

Roger Opie 02/04/2014 - 11:16 - 0 Comments

At the annual Ablaze Celebration event held on 21 March 2014 at M Shed, Rolls-Royce were awarded Business of the Year 2013; Gina Redmond of Linux IT Business Champion of the Year; Little Mead Primary Academy School of the Year; Shannan Kennedy of Bridge learning Campus Student of the Year.

The keynote speaker was Lucio Mesquita Head of Regional and Local Programmes BBC.


Sally Ridley 27/02/2014 - 14:19 - 0 Comments

In the continuing, successful Ablaze partnerships between local businesses and schools, Knowle Park Primary were treated to a 'day of media' thanks to BBC Outreach, Bristol and Films@59. Fifty-seven Year 6 students had the rare opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of television production, with very exciting visits on 11th February to the BBC and the post-production...