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Community Foundation HITZ podcast: episode two

Bristol Bears Community Foundation's HITZ programme has launched its own podcast, which will follow the journey of its pupils throughout the Premiership Rugby scheme.

In episode two, pupils Dowda and Callum introduce some more of the HITZ team, while Jack explains ' the energy drink' challenge, in which they discuss the pros and cons and how they aim to stop consuming them.

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Podcast sponsorship/advertising

To maintain this podcast permanently, we need to raise £120 annually. Are you interested in sponsoring our HITZ podcast? Contact programme manager, Nick George (ngeorge@bristolbearsrugby.com). 

HITZ is Premiership Rugby’s award-winning education and employability programme which works with over 2,000 14-18 year-olds across England every year.

HITZ uses rugby’s core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship to get young people not in education, training or employment (NEET) back into education, training, apprenticeships and/or employment, and is delivered nationally by England’s 12 professional rugby clubs.

Our core offer, the HITZ Learning Academy, offers a relaxed environment targeted at 16-18 year olds to improve their functional maths and English, develop valuable life skills and gain important qualifications alongside experience from work placements and employer-led sessions. The programme also offers essential enrichment and sporting activities which supports the development of the whole individual through not only improving their mental but physical wellbeing as well.

Participants in the HITZ programme regularly report an increase in resilience, self-confidence and aspiration as a result of their involvement, and over 70% go on to achieve a positive progression into further education, training or employment.

HITZ is funded by partners Land Rover, Comic Relief and Wooden Spoon.


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