Day: 23 December 2019

  • Stormzy and Merky Books Authors on Finding Your Voice and Using It

    Stormzy and Merky Books Authors on Finding Your Voice and Using It In November 2019, Stormzy, international footballer Eniola Aluko, and #Merky Books authors Chelsea Kwakye, Ore Ogunbiyi and Derek Owusu visited Stormzy’s old secondary school to talk about how to find your voice and use it.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Finding your voice The following activities give KS3-5 students the opportunity to identify and discuss what we mean by ‘voice’, why their voice is important, and how to develop a voice. The following activities can be used as standalone activities, or used together with the starter and plenary to form a complete lesson (approx. […]

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  • A snapshot of the Summer Term

    A snapshot of the Summer Term The summer term saw hundreds of speakers delivering talks in schools across the UK. Here are just a few examples of speakers sharing their insights and inspiration with students. “Be calculated in your careers decisions. Play the chances in your favour. Take advantage of your opportunities.” In June, Fiona Dunsire shared her experiences and advice with a group of Year 12 students at Winchmore School in Enfield. Fiona, Mercer’s wealth leader for growth markets described her journey to becoming an Actuary and spoke about how the ability to explain technical terms to clients was just as […]

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  • Partner Spotlight: Founders of the Future

    Do you have an idea for the way tech can confront the challenges of today? Do you dream of your idea becoming a reality? We’ve teamed up with Founders of the Future  for this year’s, The F Factor – a national start-up competition organised by Founders of the Future for young budding entrepreneurs, aged between 14 – 25 years old. The competition is open to our schools and is designed to build and test your students’ skills as future tech founders.   Who are Founders of the Future? Founders of the Future are an entrepreneurship community for future founders, who share a diverse […]

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