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I am so glad and honoured to be able to help Sam with her presentations to schools and totally admire her commitment and vision to help young people onto the career ladder. Our teenagers all need a Sam in their lives!

By: Lisa Masters
On:13-09-2018
A dynamic and engaging provider of "beyond-the-classroom" youth training: creating excellent learning opportunities and life skills experiences. Coupled with this, Samantha has the credibility to engage with business and educational professionals to generate training/experience opportunities, representing her organisation to maximise the fullest potential in a difficult climate

By: Mark Whall
On:13-06-2018
“I have really enjoyed the day. It has been a great opportunity for me to share my knowledge and experience with the Year 8 students. Despite the students being in an early stage of their secondary education, it gives them the chance to get away from the day-to-day class and put into practice other skills they will need to develop in their future careers”.

By: Sarah Farrell
On:25-04-2018
FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE DAY GUILSBOROUGH SCHOOL - WEDNESDAY 21ST MARCH Students knew exactly what they were doing when I joined them at period 2.

By: Mr Cope
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH SCHOOL FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE DAY WED 21ST MARCH 2018 – well planned/organised – range of resources for kids to use, etc. Students enjoyed it. Easy for staff to manage. Nice touch to get the Weetabix personalised cereal boxes

By: Mr Thompson
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH SCHOOL FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE 21ST MARCH 2018 though it went really well! All students knew what was expected of them and worked well in groups. Mrs Fitzgerald was fantastic facilitating everything and we had plenty of resources.

By: Mr Woods
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENEGE DAY 21ST MARCH 2018 The students did really understand what they were meant to do directly after the assembly (P1). They were excited and enthused by the task so it appears it was pitched at the right level.

By: Mr Jackson
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE DAY 21ST MARCH 2018Work with different people Using peoples different skills to make the project work Met different people/ employers Used different skills from different school subject areas

By: 7STRN
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH SCHOOL FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE DAY 7RHTN Fun, enjoyed the task. Liked working in groups on something different. Good to see what they have to think about

By: 7RHTN
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE DAY 21ST MARCH 2018 7CPE It was enjoyable. Something different, not the conventional timetabled lessons. Lots of materials to use to make the farms.

By: 7CPE
On:23-03-2018
7DNN enjoyed the topic, types of farms, group work, very creative day, great resources – Overall good insight into Farming

By: 7DNN
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE DAY 21ST MARCH 2018 7JFF Teamwork, Communication & Leadership skills all developed Students all enjoyed it

By: 7JFF
On:23-03-2018
GUILSBOROUGH FOOD AND FARMING CHALLENGE DAY 7PRD They knew enough information about the jobs Being able to do independent work was good Nice change to normal lessons Liked having different teachers for the lessons Liked the creative side of it (making the models) Liked learning about new things whilst having fun Liked the group work Liked using the plasticine

By: 7PRD
On:23-03-2018
7BRK Working with other students – groups chosen Price limit/budget not given – just told to be reasonable Good having more than lesson – really enjoyed being able to plan it and make it properly

By: 7BRK
On:23-03-2018
Thank you very much for your email. AG was a pleasure to have and we would be delighted to have any future students who are interested in Interior Design. You are the first school/college to acknowledge us taking students so thank you.

By: Louise
On:04-08-2017
Many thanks for this, it will look good on the wall. I’m glad we could offer a placement.

By: James
On:04-08-2017
Hi Samantha, Myself and Sharnee from Adecco would just like to let you know what a pleasure it was to come down and meet the students . All of the students in our class were very pleasant and more interactive than I imagined. Despite it being a bit of a boring topic sometimes they all seemed to know quite a lot and there was some fantastic students in our class who knew so much!! I hope the students found it useful and managed to get a head start on creating their own CV’s. Many thanks for inviting us.

By: Amy Harrison
On:07-04-2017
Hi Samantha, Thanks for the opportunity to learn from these young students and to talk about my business.

By: Datis
On:31-03-2017
Hi Samantha, Just wanted to send you a short note regarding today’s speed interview session at Shenley Brook End. I must confess to being slightly apprehensive beforehand, as this is the first time that I have participated in an event like this. I have to say that I found it very rewarding. The Y10 pupils were very attentive and I genuinely felt that they were benefitting from the whole experience. Thanks again.

By: Anthony Britton
On:30-03-2017
Thank you for allowing me to take part. Another great day for the kids they were fully engaged and enjoyed the challenge. Shame you never got to throw the curve balls in, but there were some great ideas and designs. Sorry I missed the last few minutes. LEt me know if you are stuck in future and I will try and help out. If not see you next year.

By: Clair
On:24-03-2017
Hello, just wanted to say thanks for making yesterday's event run so smoothly! The students were all great - very pleasant, polite and interested. I was lucky to have a high proportion who were interested in science and medicine, so hopefully it was interesting for them too. The route into my job was not intentional - I had no idea my job existed until I applied for it 10 years ago - and I think that may have helped some of them realise the rest of their life does not hinge on what they choose now. Thanks, and hopefully see you next year!

By: Lindsay Napier
On:03-02-2017
The pupils were attentive, engaged and keen to learn, lots of questions in the feedback session. They appeared genuinely appreciative for the experience. I look forward to doing it again next year.

By: Andrew P Davies
On:18-01-2017
Hi Sam Good to see you again yesterday. I thought the event was great as where I’ve done careers talks before you find that maybe a handful of students are interested in law whereas the rest don’t want to be there, so this smaller groups format was a really good idea. If there are any others that you need a Solicitor to help out at then I’d be more than happy to do so. I work in Kettering but live in Rugby so can cover off a fairly wide geographical area if needed. Best wishes Tom

By: Tom
On:12-01-2017
Hi Sam I just wanted to say a big thank you to you for all your hard work organising the business breakfast it was a great event and I have had so many students talk to me opportunities open to them. I am getting some feedback from the tutor groups tomorrow so can pass this onto you. I will also ensure I send the pictures across to. Thanks once again. Beth Miss B Nunley Head of Sixth Form / Teacher of PE

By: Miss B Nunley
On:11-01-2017
A massive thank you to all involved in this. I want to thank Emma Pearson for organising all of this and to Sam Fitzgerald (the outside business person from Proactive Education) who was enthusiastic and organised the business people (one ex-Shenley Brook End students in there too!). I would say, talking to business people, students and staff that it went very well!

By: Dave Greenhalgh
On:16-12-2016
Hi Sam, just a note to say what a lovely group of young people we met at Campion yesterday. They were largely shy and some were nervous but all were polite, listened and i hope seemed to get a lot out of the experience. It was a pleasure to help such lovely youngters in how to think about interviews. Please pass on my compliments to the Head Teacher!

By: Elli Durante
On:30-11-2016
Thank you so much for inviting us to Kineton School. I thoroughly enjoyed the morning. The students were a pleasure to work with!

By: Janet Hickinbottom
On:18-11-2016
Sam I don’t know what it is that you do that means all our ambassadors have such a great time volunteering with you – but whatever it is keep doing it! Absolute superstar! Thank you. Jack

By: Jack Payne
On:25-10-2016
Sam has been instrumental in the planning and implementation of WRL and Enterprise Activities at Guilsborough School this year. Students have had access to a variety of different information from CV and Interview preparation through to Logistics and Engineering challenges thanks to the hard-work that Sam puts in. All events which have been organised in conjunction with Sam have been attended by a large number of skilled and enthusiastic industry volunteers. These volunteers have really helped to inspire the students and give them a real-world perspective on a variety of WRL and Enterprise activities. Sam always provides a high level of support for all events that we work on together and is accessible far beyond the requirements of the normal working day.

By: Caity O’Callaghan
On:11-06-2016
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