Bristol businesses continue to come together to support schools through Ablaze

Thanks to a collaboration between Ablaze, Rolls-Royce and the Bristol Hippodrome, twelve primary schools were lucky enough to be treated to boxes at the Hippodrome’s children’s shows over the last few weeks. Today, pupils from Evergreen Primary Academy – who are part of the Cabot Learning Federation – were treated to the ‘Teletubbies Live Overview’…

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Bristol Hippodrome Visits

Following a kind donation by Rolls-Royce for pupils from Ablaze schools to have the exciting opportunity to go to some children’s shows at the Hippodrome Theatre, we are delighted to report that the first block of theatre trips went incredibly well, with all pupils thoroughly enjoying & benefitting from the experience. A lot of these…

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Primary School Poetry Competition

Ablaze exists to tackle inequality of opportunity for young people in the West of England region. We do this by utilising the skills and commitment of business volunteers. We aim to • raise young people’s confidence and aspiration; • support their attainment and skill levels and • empower them with knowledge to make informed choices…

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Speech at Economic Symposium

Our CEO, Sally Melvin, was invited to give a speech at the Mayor’s Symposium for Sustainable Economic Growth today. Sally spoke to a wide audience including Council members, business leaders and representatives from other voluntary sector organisations. The key points of her speech were: Future sustainable economic growth needs to include engaging and motivating ALL…

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Local Author helps pupils with their story writing

Earlier this week, a group of pupils from St Pius X Catholic Primary School wrapped up their writing course with Huw Powell, the Portishead based author of the popular Spacejackers children’s books. Over the course of five sessions, the children learned about different types of writing and genres of stories. There was a real focus…

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