Rich, energising, authentic learning experiences for students and volunteers!

It is important to us that volunteers enjoy a developmental experience and return a value to their business as well as doing and feeling good.

Changing children's chances

Reading Buddies are not only helping to raise reading levels, which helps throughout school life, but are also developing social skills and self confidence.

Bringing together the enthusiasm and commitment of business and education



Raising aspirations that connect to the present


Broadening awareness of the self and the world





Developing skills and Inspiring habits of achievement






About us

Ablaze is a charity driven by businesses in the Bristol area that aims to develop sustainable partnerships between businesses and schools. Through core and bespoke programmes it provides structured volunteering opportunities to raise aspiration, attainment and achievement in young people, prioritising disadvantaged areas

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Latest posts

Mentoring students in the board room of TLT Solicitors
Amanda Cranston 26/02/2015 - 15:17 - 0 Comments

Get up, get dressed, go to the office.  Standard day for some - it’s now a reality for a group...

Campaign to end shameful 'reading gap' in Primary Schools
Sally Ridley 25/02/2015 - 13:18 - 0 Comments

Around 1.5 million children will leave primary school struggling to read by 2025 unless urgent...