New era begins at Mayfield School

  Mayfield School in Portsmouth held an official ceremony yesterday, 7 October, to celebrate the opening of their brand new school building, which includes a dedicated Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) centre. As the only local authority ‘all-through’ school in the city, it is set to provide a high-quality education environment for around […]

Inspirational webinar series designed for future teachers returns

  A popular webinar series designed to kickstart a teaching career returns on Wednesday 20 October at 4pm, thanks to Teach Portsmouth. The webinar, Teach Portsmouth presents: special educational needs teaching, encourages those looking to teach children and young people with complex needs to take that first step into the profession. Teach Portsmouth is a Portsmouth City […]

Portsmouth joins new catering scheme to help combat climate change

The University of Portsmouth has joined a new scheme from Friends of the Earth to help university caterers fight climate change. The Kale Yeah! Kitchens scheme, launching this month, encourage caterers to make their menus more sustainable by serving less, but higher welfare meat, dairy and fish and offering more plant-based options. The scheme has five different […]

Portsmouth holds its first Climate Festival

  Portsmouth is to hold its first ever Climate Festival to raise awareness of the implications of climate change for the city and the opportunities to make a positive difference. Portsmouth Climate Festival runs from 22 October to 12 November and is timed to link with the UK hosting the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow in November. […]

Get Inspired Portsmouth is back for 2022!

EBP South (inc. Basingstoke Consortium) are proud to announce that Get Inspired Portsmouth will be returning to Portsmouth Guildhall on the 26th January 2022. This inspiring event gives students the chance to explore different career options and get a practical insight into the world of work. Jacquie Jones, Project Manager at EBP South said, “Get […]

Apprentice chefs Ketan and Jack on track for a career in catering

  With so much talk about the hospitality industry struggling to fill thousands of jobs, the Queens Hotel is delighted to welcome apprentices Ketan Dixon-Whiteaway and Jack Breach to the kitchen team. The youngsters are being supported on their career path thanks to a new apprenticeship programme being offered at the Queens Hotel.   General […]

Stunning £1m T Level facilities open at HSDC South Downs

Stunning new facilities will set HSDC T Level students on the path towards their futures by providing realistic environments to learn in. A revamped set of classrooms has been unveiled ready for the start of the new year so that Health & Nursing, Medical & Healthcare Science and Laboratory Science T Level students can receive […]

Local businesses unite to ‘Explore Your Future’ and inspire Portsmouth’s Young People

With the launch of Explore Your Future in March, local businesses have joined Shaping Portsmouth to inspire Portsmouth’s young people aged 14-19 through the real-life experiences of a diverse pool of role models. The programme is part of Shaping Portsmouth’s renewed education strategy and focus on supporting schools and their young people to explore the […]

Be transported to imaginary places

Grab your free tickets to enjoy an afternoon of poetry and harp playing at the Imaginary Places event on Saturday 2 October at 2pm at Portsmouth Central Library. This enchanting event, from Portsmouth City Council, features poet, Chris Tutton, reading from his poetry, and harpist  Anne Denholm’s musical interpretation of the poetry. Chris Tutton is […]