Apprenticeship Bus

Apprenticeship Bus Led By: Simon Ingram – Managing Director, Mountjoy Every year, the Apprenticeship Bus embarks on an inspiring journey across the city, bringing apprentices from thriving businesses and organisations in Portsmouth directly to schools. This dynamic initiative grants students a golden opportunity to engage with these apprentices in person, offering an authentic, first-hand glimpse […]

Business Briefing

Business Briefing Led By: Kirsty Hill – Education & Community Lead This unique opportunity allows students to meet local business and industry people, learn about work and business opportunities, and ultimately get inspired to start thinking about their own futures. Having seasoned business leaders and industry professionals share their professional journeys with students in an […]

Explore Your Future

Explore Your Future Led By: Chloe Bolton – Enterprise & Skills Executive (Careers), Portsmouth City Council The goal of this initiative is to inspire young people in Portsmouth, from Year 9 to 11, by exposing them to a diverse array of role models from various backgrounds. Seasoned business leaders and industry professionals will candidly share […]

Shaped By Solent

Shaped By Solent Led By: Georgina Shepherd – Retail Manager, Gunwharf Quays The Shaped by Solent project brings together Solent Academies Trust, Shaping Portsmouth and a range of high-profile businesses to mentor and provide experience in business and public speaking to classes of SEND students.  Their task is to brainstorm, create, and present products the […]

Skills & Employability

Skills & Employability Led By: Stephanie Parker – Skills and Employment Strategy Lead &My Future in Portsmouth Youth Hub Manager To deliver the required skills and motivated workforce to our local businesses for them to be able to sustain and grow. It will also create a pathway to employability for those unemployed or will enable […]

Digital Learning Strategy

Covid-19 has brought the potential of digital technology to effectively deliver remote learning to the fore, but exploiting its use is not new and discussions involving school leaders and key partner agencies were underway in January of last year before the pandemic hit. These discussions focussed on how a city-wide approach could be developed which […]