Fusion (part of the BGL Group), has officially opened the
Highfield Community library following its continued support of
The contact center has donated £20,000 to the schools' reading
programme which has resulted in investment in hundreds of books
as well as attracting reading mentors and story tellers.
Fusion has also taken part in the 'Right to Read' programme
where employees volunteer time to help local children to improve
Simon Marshall, Headmaster at Highfield Community School, said:
"We are grateful for Fusion's continued support of our reading
schemes. The partnership has been a great success, with over 100
children already benefiting from the programmes. The many
volunteering hours provided by Fusion employees have been
invaluable to our pupils' improved reading skills. The schemes
are giving the children a great foundation to develop their
education and fulfill their potential."
Fusion's Sarah Burns and Mark Brannen unveil
the new library
Tony Barrett, Contact Center Manager at Fusion, added:
"We are proud to support Highfield School and in turn our local
community. It gives us the opportunity to 'give something back'
to the next generation and use our skills to help children build
their confidence when reading. We are looking forward to helping
even more young lives in the future and hope our support will
make a real difference."
The school is also appealing for any good quality children's
books to be donated. So if you can help please contact Highfield
Community Primary School directly in the UK on 0191 553 7655.
Fusion is a contact center operation with sites across the UK in
Peterborough, Coventry and Sunderland. It employs more than
1,300 people across these sites. Fusion is part of the BGL
Group, which was founded in 1992, one of the UK's leading
personal lines insurance groups.