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Gem Awards 2018

Our Annual Gem Awards ceremony took place last Thursday at The Grand Hotel, Seaburn. We where joined by over 150 guests including staff, learners, employers and local North East businesses to celebrate our learners achievements and to also pay tribute to our partners...

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North East Charity Awards 2018

Last week staff, trustee's and students attended the North East Charity Awards at Hardwick Hall. Although Springboard weren't nominated for an award, we had a fantastic evening celebrating all the great charities in the North East and recognising all of the hard work...

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Springboard Futures is Now Open!

Springboard Futures is now open. We celebrated the opening with a launch party last week with staff, students, employers and the local community. Springboard Future's was officially opened by Sunderland Football Club legend Kevin Ball, and the two mascots Samson and...

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Café Ascent Now Open!

Cafe Ascent is now open in Unit Two from 9am-2pm Monday to Friday! 🍕🍔🍇☕   Café Ascent is an exciting new venture and partnership between Ascent Trust and Springboard to provide Sixth Form students with work placements and training in Hospitality and Catering.  ...

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GCSE Success for Springboard!

Some fantastic results and glowing feedback for their tutor Lindsey from two of our GCSE English students! "My time at Springboard doing English GCSE was really good, and my English teacher Lindsey was amazing! I really enjoyed my time there, Lindsey made it very...

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A big thank you to Nissan Sunderland!

Springboard would like to say a huge thank you to Nissan Sunderland for their donation of a Qashqai for our Motor Vehicle learners to work on. Big thanks to our Motor Vehicle Tutor Bob Jordan and Ian Green and Ken Moore from Nissan for organising!...

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Congratulations & Good Luck to Diane Butler!

A huge congratulations and good luck to Diane Butler who won our Apprentice Learner of the Year Award 2018 at our most recent Gem Awards as she starts her new job on Monday! Diane's boss sent us these lovely words; "Just a quick note to let you know Diane starts her...

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Fun at The Hetton Carnival!

Last weekend was the Hetton Carnival Weekend at Hetton Lyons Country Park. Springboard in association with Events to Go Go, Sunderland Culture, Friends of Hetton Lyons County Park and St Benedict's Hospital all pulled together to make the weekend happen.   Springboard...

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The Prince’s Trust Pier to Pier Bike Ride!

The Prince’s Trust Pier to Pier bike ride yesterday morning was a huge success. Dave Huntley, our Prince's Trust delivery officer talks you through the day...   "There was a slight change to the plan, in that it was decided to start at Roker Pier and finish at South...

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The launch of Springboard Hetton Hub

On Friday we celebrated the launch of our newly opened Springboard Hetton Hub at the Hetton Centre. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came along to the launch. Little Jems Nursery for the brilliant entertainment, The Hetton Town Trust for their...

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Help us raise funds for our sensory room for SEND students

Springboard aims to support the development of sustainable communities, where people have the skills needed for work and life. For over 40 years the charity has supported often the most disadvantaged individuals to develop their confidence, social skills, gain...

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