“WEM really engaged Hayesfield WIN students and they benefitted from visiting Nationwide Building Society. They built a really strong rapport with their mentors and their confidence soared. Students confirmed that they had learnt a lot about different careers, skills employers like and it has helped with their future career journey.”

Mrs N Turner, Hayesfield Girls’ School Staff, WIN Higher Education Adviser

“Working with local Primary Schools is an important part of Burges Salmon’s Community Engagement Programme. We have been working with Ablaze since 2009 and are proud to support the Reading Buddies and Number Partners programmes at Barton Hill Primary Academy. The support from the volunteers gives the pupils confidence and a sense of pride.”

Sarah Hamnett, CR Advisor, Burges Salmon:

Beyond supporting Ablaze’s objective to raise levels of attainment and aspiration in young people, TLT personnel both enjoy and learn from the interaction.”

Andrew Glynn, Senior Partner, TLT LLP

“Rolls-Royce is proud to be part of the work ABLAZE undertakes within schools and with pupils in some of the most difficult and challenging cities and areas. As a company we value the experience our employees get from this opportunity.”

Charlotte Kelly, Community Investment Officer, Rolls Royce

“The children are more confident at reading aloud but also, more importantly, have had regular practice of answering questions about their reading. It is this focus on questioning which has had a real impact.” Alex Desmond,

Oasis Long Cross Primary School

“We love working with Ablaze and have been impressed by their ability to match companies with the right type of school, as well as ensure that both parties get the very best out of the partnership and achieve their respective aims.“

OVO Energy