Thermo Fisher Games Presentation

Thorpe Acre Junior School were delighted to receive a set of maths games to support the Number Partners volunteering project at the school. The games were very kindly donated by Thermo Fisher Scientific in Loughborough and will be used each week during the fun sessions. Thermo Fisher Scientific volunteers are also joined by staff from DNVGL, also based in Loughborough.

The employee volunteering scheme has been in place at Thorpe Acre School since 2007, with dozens of pupils being supported over the years. The sessions enhance the classroom learning, giving pupils the opportunity to practice and consolidate key maths skills in a relaxed setting. 

Joanne Hudson, Membership Coordinator at Leicestershire Cares commented “This is a fabulous example of a really beneficial community partnership in Loughborough. Volunteers from both Thermo Fisher Scientific and DNVGL bring the world of work into school, put smiles into sums and boost knowledge and motivation when it comes to maths learning.” 

Rita Kuamri Wright, Maths Lead at Thorpe Acre School was delghted the new Number Partner games and thanked all volunteers for giving up their valuable time each week through scheme. She commented “Number Partners is a great way for the children to practise their maths skills in a fun and exciting environment. The children thoroughly enjoy these sessions and it is a pleasure to see them grow in confidence. We would like to thank Fisher Scientific for their most generous donation – we really appreciate it and the children will have a lovely time playing the games and enhancing their knowledge. “ 

Seetal Patel, Product Coordinator at Thermo Fisher Scientific explained that her team was proud to support the school and their local community. “The experience is very rewarding for our employees who thoroughly enjoy spending time with the students to help them progress through the program.   Additionally, our partnership with this organization directly aligns with Thermo Fisher’s strategy to promote STEM education in our local community.”

Thermo Fisher Games Presentation

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