Form the Future CIC

Form the Future CIC

Form the Future connects schools and businesses to help young people prepare for their future careers.

Telephone: 01223 781 296
Address: 47 Norfolk Street, Cambridge
Postcode: CB1 2LD
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.formthefuture.org.uk
Membership type:Corporate 6-20 (£250+VAT pa)

Students gain insight, skills and experience while businesses can invest in their future workforce. Form the Future delivers the skills programme for the Greater Cambridge Partnership, an employer-led STEM outreach programme called Cambridge LaunchPad as well as a range of other career-related activities.

Signpost 2 Skills

Signpost 2 Skills

The focus is increasing careers awareness and work readiness, and driving uptake of apprenticeships in shortage sectors like STEM.

Cambridge Launchpad

Cambridge Launchpad

Cambridge LaunchPad was originally developed by Marshall to inspire a love and fascination of engineering, science and technology in young people, and help educate them about the exciting career opportunities that exist in STEM.

Cambridge Regional College showcases careers for all

Earlier this month, as part of National Careers Week, Cambridge Regional College welcomed 50 Y5 students from Abbey Meadows Primary School to take part in a day of hands-on activities inspiring them to think about the career possibilities available to them after they leave school.

18 March 2019Read in full

Students reuse and recycle with Amey Cespa

Amey Waste Management recently invited 25 Year 5 students from Cherry Hinton Primary School to learn more about what happens to their recycling and rubbish after they put it in the bin.

15 March 2019Read in full

Netherhall School students preparing their ethics presentations

Local students peek into publishing industry to celebrate World Book Day

Cambridge University Press (the Press) celebrated World Book Day last Thursday (7 March), with 50 Year 9 and 10 students from six schools across Cambridgeshire for the sixth year running.

11 March 2019Read in full

Cambridge Launchpad breakfast attendees

STEM leaders work to address industry issues and take action with Cambridge LaunchPad

Nearly 50 delegates from schools and leading businesses from across Cambridgeshire gathered at Schlumberger Cambridge Research to discuss the issues facing the STEM industry and to learn how Cambridge LaunchPad aims to address these in our region.

8 March 2019Read in full

Mariana Soberon, Michaela Eschbach, Bob Ensch & Anne Bailey

CFCI awards grant to social enterprise to 'Form the Future' of local construction industry

Form the Future is delighted to be working with the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (CFCI) to improve young people’s relationship with and perception of the construction industry.

27 February 2019Read in full

students sitting at a desk and laughing

St Mary’s Juniors rise to the enterprise challenge with Form the Future

Careers education experts Form the Future ran an Enterprise Day with more than 60 students from St Mary’s Junior School last week. The pupils invented a diverse range of exciting business ideas that included robotic housekeepers, Tupperware that can cook your food on-the-go, smart water bottles to track your hydration levels and a pet hotel and restaurant.

19 February 2019Read in full

children with a robot

Local children challenged to ‘do the robot’ with University of Cambridge engineers

Over two days this month, Year 5 students from Teversham CofE VA and Fen Ditton Primary Schools were invited to get hands-on with STEM at the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering and discover robotics and electronic engineering.

15 January 2019Read in full

children, marshmallows and spaghetti

Greensoul day gets students thinking about clean technology

On 7 December, Cambridge LaunchPad partners Cambridge Cleantech and Cambridge Regional College teamed up to deliver an event with Year 6 students from Bar Hill Community Primary School. The aim of the day was to educate the students about how clean technology is currently being used and enthuse them about the possibilities available within the industry.

7 December 2018Read in full

children, empty cereal box and foil

Mott MacDonald encourages students to engineer their futures

Year 6 students from The Spinney School and Teversham Primary School joined up with Mott MacDonald to learn more about the engineering industry and start thinking about some of the roles available to them within STEM.

29 November 2018Read in full

children and a model house

Excitement builds during Morgan Sindall construction project day

Cambridge LaunchPad partner, Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure, invited 50 Year 4 students for a day of construction activities to open their eyes to the wide range of career possibilities in the industry. Students from Icknield Primary School and Stapleford Community Primary School joined together at Sawston Village College to inspire their students through hands-on learning.

13 November 2018Read in full

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