HSDC students celebrate huge win at AoC’s annual Student of the Year Awards

Two dedicated and motivational students celebrated their hard work and achievements at AoC’s annual Student of The Year Awards. Madeleine Elleby from Alton College and Will Doswell from HSDC Havant were both winners in their categories at the prestigious ceremony on Tuesday 14 November 2023, which was attended by students and educational professionals from across […]

Shaping Portsmouth Is Disability Confident

Shaping Portsmouth are delighted to have signed up to be a Disability Confident committed organisation. Similar to our work on the Armed Forces Covenant and the Care Leavers Covenant, we are committed to showing our Patrons and Partners, as well as all Portsmouth Businesses the benefits of employing people with Disabilities. Nothing demonstrates this more, […]

Shaping Portsmouth and Spinnaker Tower bring Explore Your Future to Portsmouth Academy

On Thursday 9th November, our Shaping Portsmouth Education coordinator Kirsty Hill and Volunteer Programme Lead Chloe Bolton delivered an Explore Your Future Business Workshop session at Portsmouth Academy with Tony Sammut, the general manager from the Spinnaker Tower. We had an opportunity to spend a couple of hours with 25 Portsmouth Academy students across year […]

Portsmouth’s trainee teachers unite to inspire next generation at event

Early career teachers and trainees joined forces at Central Library to share top tips for starting a career in the classroom. Teach Portsmouth, a Portsmouth City Council initiative to recruit teachers, teaching assistants and leaders for the city’s schools, held a Love to Teach event, designed to support those taking their first steps towards a career in […]

Shaping Portsmouth welcomes Fair Ways

Shaping Portsmouth are pleased to welcome Fair Ways as our newest Patron. Fair Ways is a leading Portsmouth based children’s services charity, delivering Fostering, Education, Residential, Health and Family services, and operating in Southern England and Wales. Mac McHugh, Fair Ways CEO, said “Fair Ways are passionate about making a difference for children, young people […]

Explore Your Future Business Breakfast is coming to Trafalgar School

Shaping Portsmouth’s first official Explore Your Future – Business Breakfast is due to take place on 2nd November at Trafalgar School. We are thrilled to announce this session will be delivered in collaboration with Southsea Coastal Scheme and their representative, Site Agent Robert Stevens-Hoare. We are sure that the young people of Trafalgar School will […]

The Directors of the Present meet the Directors of the Future

On the evening of Wednesday 18th October, Managing Directors, CEOs, and other senior level executives sat down with fourteen students at the HSDC Catering Centre for the Directors of the Future dinner, organised in partnership with Shaping Portsmouth and Business South. The dinner was an opportunity for the students, the entrepreneurs of the future, to […]

New Council Chief Executive headlines Business Leaders Forum

Yesterday we hosted the Autumn Portsmouth Business Leaders Forum with over 100 delegated attending. We were being hosted by Mark Leyland, General Manager Portsmouth Marriott Hotel and were delighted to welcome Natalie Brahma-Pearl to the city and her new role of Portsmouth City Council Chief Executive. Natalie gave us an insight into her recent role […]

Shaped By Solent is back!

After a successful 2022 programme Shaped By Solent returns to continue the success and embark on a new and exciting challenge. We are thrilled to work together with Little Green Academy, Mary Rose Academy, Redwood Academy, and their students, to create some exciting and innovative products in this Dragon’s Den style initiative. The Shaped By […]

Smart Training and Recruitment Limited are graded ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted

Smart Training and Recruitment Limited is thrilled to announce that it has been recently awarded a Grade 2/Good rating, (August 2023), another key achievement for the Company that reached a milestone of 20 years in operation this year. This achievement reflects the organisation’s continued commitment to providing exceptional learning provision and delivery to both Learners […]