Rolls-Royce have been key supporters of Ablaze since the charity was created 6 years ago. As the main financial contributor the company has recently committed to a further 3 year funding stream.
As well as offering encouragement and financial backing to Ablaze Rolls-Royce kindly hosts the annual Ablaze Celebration Event at which awards are made to individuals, businesses and schools who make exceptional efforts to further Ablaze objectives in raising aspiration and achievement in young people.
Long standing commitment to primary schools including Cabot Primary and Ashley Down Primary. Both schools have shown consistency in improving literacy and numeracy through the provision of volunteers as reading buddies, number partners and role models.
Examples of the commitment demonstrated by Rolls-Royce staff in addition to taking part in Ablaze's formal programmes inlcude becoming governors and supporting whole school initiatives.
Ablaze also introduces schools to other Rolls-Royce school programmes on the STEM agenda and with the SS Great Britain.