Portsmouth and Highbury College agree potential merger

Two pillars of Portsmouth’s educational community are set to combine to create a city-wide college of the future. The governing boards of Portsmouth College and Highbury College have agreed to continue merger discussions following work carried out by a collaborative steering group as part of a Structure and Prospects Appraisal led by the FE Commissioner. […]

Portsmouth City Council release Coronavirus survey results

Coronavirus has had a big impact on how we all live, work, travel and interact. To understand the local impact, Portsmouth City Council asked residents to tell them how they have been affected. Over 2800 residents took part in the survey and shared their experiences of the pandemic. Among the findings, PCC learnt the vast […]

Music Hub wins international award

Portsmouth Music Hub has been awarded for its contribution to Corporate and Social Responsibility at a ceremony in London. The International CSR Excellence Awards took place on October 20th at the Waldorf Hotel, London and the Music Hub was there to be recognised for its One World environmental campaign, which since September 2018, has been […]

Portsmouth teachers join webinar to help local residents understand routes into teaching

Portsmouth residents interested in teaching can find out more about the profession by tuning in to a free webinar this November. The first webinar called Teach Portsmouth presents routes into teaching will launch on Wednesday 4 November from 4pm – 5pm as two Portsmouth teachers share their experiences. Every year, Teach Portsmouth organises recruitment events […]

Pho are giving out 250 free lunches to children in Portsmouth this week

This week Pho! Vietnamese restaurant in Gunwharf Quays are giving out 250 free lunches to children in Portsmouth. Pho have 25 restaurants currently open across the country – over half term (Monday – Friday this week) each of them will be preparing 50 lunches for children, that can be collected in their restaurant. Starting at […]

Praise for SEND services for children and young people in Portsmouth

Parents and carers praised the support they get from Portsmouth keyworkers and schools for their children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Portsmouth City Council’s annual survey, run in collaboration with Portsmouth Parent Voice and the Dynamite youth group. The survey ran from January to March 2020, prior to the coronavirus pandemic, and […]

Schoolchildren invited to imagine Portsmouth in 2030

Portsmouth schoolchildren are being invited to write and draw an imaginative postcard about the future of travel as if they were living in the city in the year 2030. The competition, developed by the Cleaner Air team at Portsmouth City Council, asks young people to consider how they might be travelling, what the city might […]