Big bang fair

Enthusing young people about careers in science, technology, engineering and maths

Building my skills

Providing young people with the skills they need to succeed in the world of work, 

Happy Healthy lifestyles

Working with primary schools to improve health in the Furness area. 

Skills Fest 

Bringing businesses and young people together to explore the range of opportunities in the Furness Area

EVENTS CALENDAR

FESP NEWS

July 5, 2019

Young people in Barrow are doing their bit to address alarming health issues in the area which have led to 1 in 10 under 18’s being admitted to hospital for alcohol related illness.

355 Year 5 and Year 6 pupils from 10 Barrow primary schools are involved in the 2019 Hap...

March 1, 2019

CHILDREN are learning about the dangers of substance abuse.

A project aiming to address alarming health issues in the area which have led to life expectancy for both men and women in Barrow being lower than the England average has been running for several years.

In this...

September 27, 2018

On Thurday 27th September two Furness Academy Y7 students, Hannah and Maisie, were selected to visit Oxley Developments in Ulverston to meet Jake Berry, Minister for Northern Powerhouse. 

The girls, ex Victoria Academy pupils, had taken part and successfully completed t...

September 24, 2018

SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2018 Coronation Hall, Ulverston

10am – 3pm. FREE ENTRY

Challenge on @ UlverSTEM for all 6-16 year olds – bring the family, fun for everyone.

Discover more about opportunities to be gained from studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STE...

April 18, 2018

Young people in Barrow are doing their bit to address alarming health issues in the area which have led to life expectancy for both men and women in Barrow being lower than the England average.

More than 280 Year 5 and Year 2 pupils from 10 Barrow primary schools are in...

March 22, 2018

On Friday 30th March Neil and Amy from FESP and Rowena from FEDF attended the national Big Bang Fair at the NEC in Birmingham to explore STEM opportunities and get some ideas for the Furness Big Bang in October. 

We were lucky enough to have a VIP tour of the event by M...

March 16, 2018

Victoria Academy celebrated British Science Week 2018 with a Kartmania project all funded by the BEP main bid funding (£500) from The Royal Academy of Engineering. 

This started on Monday with a Kart race involving all 200 plus children and then a whole school design ac...

March 14, 2018

On Wednesday 14th March BAE Systems held its annual Future Engineers Day for Y9 pupils in the Furness area.

This years event, organised by BAE graduate scheme employees hosted 90 year 9 pupils from 6 local secondary schools. The schools that attended were UVHS, Dowdales...

March 13, 2018

Barrow Island Primary School used their annual BEP main bid funding (£500) to support this weeks activities to celebrate British Science Week.

The school used their funding to hire in Professor Pumpernickel who delivered a tailored science show for all of their

classes....

March 9, 2018

BEP Schools are currently preparing for an exciting week of activities during British Science Week on 9th -18 March and many schools are using BEP main bids to support their activities:

·         A project on the theme of making structures, levers, gears, electrical con...

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Contact Us:

Furness Education and Skills Partnership 

Furness College 

Ironworks Road

Barrow-in-Furness 

LA14 2PJ

UK Registered Charity:

Registered: 24 April 2019

Charity No: 1183085

Some photography on this site kindly provided courtesy of The Mail 

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