Bethany Hutson

Students tackle construction stereotypes with Morgan Sindall Construction

For the latest Cambridge LaunchPad project day, Year 4 students from Stapleford Community Primary School and Icknield Primary School visited Morgan Sindall Construction The focus of the day was careers in the construction industry, to get students thinking about the different roles available that they may not have otherwise known. Students were led by volunteers from …

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Leading employers and schools tackle inequality at Form the Future’s Annual Conference

On 2nd December, leading businesses and schools attended Form the Future’s Annual Conference on inequality Over 100 attendees heard from expert speakers and took part in a Q&A panel, before spending the afternoon continuing the discussion and debate in various workshop sessions. The theme for the conference was around tackling inequality, and the role that …

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Students explore DNA with Wellcome Genome Campus

Year 7 students joined the Wellcome Genome Campus to explore the role of DNA On 27th November, 24 students from Bassingbourn Village College, Cambridgeshire Home Educated Families, Linton Village College and Sawston Village College took part in a Cambridge LaunchPad project day with the Wellcome Genome Campus focused on DNA. Ahead of the project day, …

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Cambridge students see inside anechoic chambers at Cambridge LaunchPad project day

Cambridge LaunchPad took Year 6 students from the Spinney Primary School and Cambridgeshire Home Educating Families to visit Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd where they were led through a full day of activities by staff. These visits allow students to gain experience in science and engineering roles available to them in the local technology sector. Students …

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Students use DNA to develop killer theories with Horizon Discovery

Cambridge LaunchPad Innovators were tasked with using DNA to solve a murder at a recent project day with Horizon Discovery. Year 10 students from Bottisham Village College, Coleridge Community College and Swavesey Village College joined Horizon Discovery on Tuesday 12th November to solve a murder and discover the exciting world of life science careers. Students …

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Students propel to success with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

Year 9 students joined Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group to design crash structures in the Rocket Powered Poppadom Challenge On 5th November, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) invited Year 9 students from Cambridge Academic Partnership, Cambridge Home Educated Families, Comberton Village College and North Cambridge Academy to compete in the challenge. The aim …

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Cleantech day inspires students into STEM careers

Cambridge LaunchPad partners Cambridge Cleantech and Cambridge Regional College teamed up to deliver a cleantech focused project day for Year 6 students On 1st November, 29 Year 6 students from Bar Hill Community Primary School were challenged to create their own eco-houses and were shown how clean technology is revolutionising the world of STEM careers …

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Primary Students Shown Road To Construction Success With A14 Team

Cambridge LaunchPad’s first project day of the academic year saw 25 Year 6 students from Fen Ditton Community Primary School join Highways England’s A14 Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) to learn about the variety of roles available in the construction industry. Form the Future is proud to run Cambridge LaunchPad for local STEM employers, as part of …

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Fourth Annual Careers Fair Sparks Potential In Greater Cambridge Students

 Form the Future’s annual flagship careers fair, Opportunities Ahead, welcomed over 550 students for another successful year connecting young people with their future careers.   On 16th October 2019, students from across Cambridge met with representatives of over 30 leading businesses to explore future career pathways and opportunities. The event was delivered by Form the Future as part …

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