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Amanda Cranston 16/02/2015 - 11:54 - 0 Comments

Ablaze is again supporting UWE, in conjunction with Clarke Willmott and TLT Solicitors, in the second year of their “Heading Higher into Law” programme – a three day placement opportunity exclusively for first year students studying either A levels, BTEC National Diploma or IB.

Ablaze are excited to have been asked to source mentors for the students who will spend two days...

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.