Manjit provides marvellous maths support for 10 yea

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Manjit provides marvellous maths support for 10 yea

On Wednesday 10th May, Manjit Saimbi was presented with a long service award for 10 years of superb support to the Number Partners Project.Manjit volunteers at Westfield Junior School in Hinckley and started volunteering in 2007 while working for Cadent (previously National Grid). After retiring, Manjit was keen to continue supporting local pupils to share his enthusiasm and interest in working with numbers and young people in his local community. His dedication to the project has meant that over 100 pupils have now benefited from his knowledge, confidence and sense of humour with one child...

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Checkprint check out their new Number Partner games!

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

New Hinckley based member company Checkprint, were delighted to receive a very special delivery on Monday 8th May. The volunteers from all departments within the business, were excited to get their hands on a new set of Number Partner games which have been generously funded by the Parent, Teacher & Friends Association at Battling Brook School. Checkprint have engaged 8 of their staff team to deliver a weekly session with pupils from Year 3 & 4 at Battling Brook, with the emphasis on making maths magic and putting smiles into sums! Staff from Checkprint have recently been involved in...

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Celebration in the sunshine in Hinckley!

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Celebration in the sunshine in Hinckley!

Barry Grant started working as a Number Partner volunteer for Cadent (formally National Grid) in 2006 while based at their Hinckley Operational Centre. Even after his retirement, he loved the project so much that he decided to continue and today has been awarded a Golden Heart to celebrate his fabulous 10th Year of service to St Mary’s Primary School in Hinckley. We attended a special celebration assembly (and sang!) with the presentation being made by Alison Horsler, the maths lead at the school. A School Governor also thanked him for his support saying “we want to make maths real,...

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Double celebrations!

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Double celebrations!

Dr You Van Lam Cheun U from DNVGL was bowled over when a surprise visit from Joanne Hudson led to a Golden Heart award. You Van was rewarded for dedicating the last 5 years to not only volunteering himself as a Number Partner volunteer but also being a key player when spreading the word about the benefits of corporate social responsibility with the business. You Van also leads a team of excellent volunteers in Loughborough and is the nominated mentor for all new recruits to the project. Hayley Wessier, who is the UK CSR Coordinator commented “I’m delighted for You Van as he deserves this...

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New Number Partner Games from Aggregate Industries

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

New Number Partner Games from Aggregate Industries

Joanne Hudson was delighted to deliver some new and exciting games to volunteers from Aggregate Industries this week! Volunteers from the Croft Quarry site support children at Croft Primary School each week for the Number Partners Project. The new games will continue to support the children’s development, learning and enjoyment of maths with the encouragement and support provided by Natalie Lodge (pictured) and Richard Allen. Natalie commented “I’ve really enjoyed my first year as a Number Partner. It was so rewarding to watch the children develop and gain confidence. I...

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