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SATRO: Educational charity working with young people in Schools and colleges in Surrey and the South-East

SATRO

SATRO is an educational charity working with young people in Schools and colleges in Surrey and the South-East.  Their programmes provide students and teachers real-life experience of the working world through a diverse range of programmes. The aim of SATRO is to help young people be inspired, aware, motivated and enthusiastic about their education and their future careers especially in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering/Construction, Design and Maths (STEM). 

Local projects include:

  • Mentoring Accredited Programmes14 schemes /123 mentor pairings

  • Mobile Construction Classrooms BTEC Accredited6 vehicles/350 young people taught each week at 23 schools and centers (mainstream and special educational needs schools).100% of eligible students gained BTEC Level 1 and progressed to college/apprenticeship

  • STEMX – Range of programmes and challenges for primary and secondary students – 1,700 primary and 1,672 secondary students engaged Extended work placements for STEM A level students - 20 students, 100% gained Gold CREST Award

  • Surrey County Scholars – Bursaries for students going on to study STEM at University

  • TeenTech Surrey340 Year 8 students/40 companies and 250 A level students 

  • SATROClub monthly e-newsletter - 1,000 subscribers and this growing all the time; a great place to promote industry and jobs/apprenticeships

 How could YOU support SATRO and the future?

Start the chain reaction by inspiring the next generation about the world of work

"We work closely with corporate sponsors to build an excellent relationship and to ensure that the engagement brings you the benefits you are looking for. We can offer bespoke packages to help you meet your CSR requirements such as:" 

  • Mentoring programmes

  • One day volunteering delivering our innovative and challenging hands-on programmes in conjunction with the SATRO team member

  • High profile sponsorship opportunities

"By partnering with SATRO you will be helping bridge the skills gap between education and business, whilst engaging your employees. Our corporate partners enjoy the following benefits from partnership with us:"

  • Increase employee job satisfaction

  • Develop community profile

  • Enhance employee skills

  • Attract the next generation of employees

  • Promote their brand through sponsorship

 Biz spoke to Lucy Miguda and Blondell Shaw, here is what they said:

Let's Talk: Meet SATRO: Educational charity working with young people in Schools and colleges in Surrey and the South-East

Biz spoke to Lucy and Blondell on what SATRO's aim is and how businesses can get involved.