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The STEM challenge: SAFE LIVING: ‘Protecting People, Places, Animals/Insects or the Environment’

Posted on: October 17th, 2014

Young people from Rotherham’s Infants and Juniors to Secondary and FE are busy working on the Rotherham Ready STEM Challenge (Science, technology, engineering and maths). STEM related industries account for 58% of all new jobs and 72% of all UK businesses rely on people with STEM skills. This means that as well as being important […]

New STEM Challenge-Register your interest

Posted on: September 17th, 2014

Building on the success of our last STEM project in June 14, we are pleased to announce our latest opportunity for schools & colleges to participate with Rotherham Ready in a STEM/Business Engagement project (this is not the Stoney Middleton project that you may have heard of). This is appropriate for Primary, Secondary and FE […]

Supporting Young Entrepreneurs Across Rotherham

Posted on: September 16th, 2014

There were some excellent examples of Rotherham’s young entrepreneurs supported by Rotherham Youth Enterprise (RYE) at the Rotherham Show this September. Start-up businesses from a range of interests including creative art works, shabby chic furniture, pet accessories, dog walking services and bespoke printing including Koochie Koo custom printing were on show. Not only does this […]

Ready for Retail

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014

School leavers discover their flair for retail. A group of school leavers from Wingfield Academy in Rotherham are praising Parkgate Shopping and its retailers for giving them “a potentially life-changing” work experience over the summer. The 16 year-olds, who are about to start further education or apprenticeship courses in the town, have successfully completed a […]

Impressive results at the Rotherham Ready STEM Challenge

Posted on: July 9th, 2014

Well done to Treeton CofE Primary, St Ann’s Junior and Infant School, Herringthorpe Junior School and St Mary’s Catholic Primary School for being so impressive at the recent Rotherham Ready STEM challenge, supported by Santander and hosted by Rotherham College of Art and Technology (RCAT). The schools had to impress the judges with their enterprise […]