A Golden Goodbye!

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

A Golden Goodbye!

Nicole Watts, Number Partners Project Coordinator for Loughborough University Action Office, was thrilled to receive her Golden Heart Award on 18th May. Nicole joined the scheme 3 years ago and had been central to the projects continued success in Loughborough Primary Schools. On handing over the charge to new coordinators Katrina Downs-Ward (c) and Josephine Harrison (r) Nicole commented “it’s really hard work but you’ll definitely gain in confidence yourself and feel proud to support local school children with their maths”. Joanne Hudson, Membership Coordinator said “it’s been...

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Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

HRBS have contributed so much to Leicestershire Cares’ activities so we are all delighted that they have received the Leicester Mercury Business Award for their ‘Contribution to the Community.’ HRBS have been members of Leicestershire Cares since February 2012 and have been incredibly active during that time. They have provided volunteers in schools to support with literacy, numeracy and interview skills as part of our Go for Reading, Number Partners and Interview Technique projects and got involved with gusto with our community projects, Collect...

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Rosie Receives Recognition!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Rosie Receives Recognition!

Joanne Hudson, Number Partners Coordinator surprised Rosie Cox from National Grid with a Golden Heart Award for 5 years of dedication to the project. Rosie, based in Hinckley, was delighted to receive recognition for her volunteering efforts at Richmond Primary School. Rosie commented “It was a total surprise and I now realise I work with some very sneaky people! I think the main thing I have got out of Number Partners over the last 5 years, apart from having fun and the pleasure of giving something back, is that it has made me think more about how I explain things and finding more than one...

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New Term, New Games!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

New Term, New Games!

National Grid volunteer Andrew Cleaver and children from Richmond Primary School in Hinckley were delighted to receive a new set of Number Partner games this week.   Joanne Hudson, Number Partners Coordinator commented “Volunteers work tirelessly year in and year out with the Beam Games and it’s so nice to add a bit of variety to their weekly sessions. The new games have been funded by the school and will be a great addition to support the children.”   Becky Lawrence, Maths Lead at Richmond added “We are really lucky to have a fantastic and dedicated team of Number Partners...

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5 Years of Being Mr Magic!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

5 Years of Being Mr Magic!

Huge congratulations to Hilroy Benjamin from Office Depot who received his Golden Heart award today from Number Partners Coordinator, Joanne Hudson.   Hilroy has been volunteering at Beaumont Lodge School in the city for the last 5 years, playing maths games with Key Stage 2 children. Joanne commented “The children adore Hilroy; he really does make the children smile each week and has endless amount of patience and motivation. They look forward to seeing him so much during his maths sessions and even call him Mr Maths or Mr Magic!”   Hilroy received his Golden Heart award at the...

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