Peter Blair, recently-retired Trustee of the Arkwright Scholarships Trust, has just been made an Honorary Vice-President of the Radio Society of Great Britain, partly in recognition of his educational work through the Arkwright Scholarships Trusts and The Smallpeice Trust.
The Design & Technology Association held its annual Teacher Awards in London on 24 March. Teachers from seven Arkwright-affiliated schools were honoured.
The new £1 coin has just been launched, with an expected circulation lifetime of 25 years. The motif that appears on the reverse side of the new coin was designed by an Arkwright Scholar, during the application process for his Scholarship.
The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) welcomed its six Arkwright Engineering Scholars and their parents to their Northampton HQ this month, to provide an introduction to the world of non-destructive testing (NDT).
Arkwright Scholars were recently welcomed to Bletchley Park to learn about radio communications.
The publishing company Harper Collins is offering a discount deal on the new edition of Collins ‘The Times Good University Guide’ specifically for Arkwright Engineering Scholars and Arkwright’s 1000 affiliated secondary schools and colleges.