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 […]

Help Portsmouth’s pupils explore their futures

After a successful pilot run in July this year, Shaping Portsmouth’s Explore Your Future Business Workshop was offered to all senior schools in Portsmouth on Monday 11th September and we are looking for local businesses to get involved. The aim of these sessions will be to support students in years 7-9 to understand more about […]

Explore Your Future’s In-class session has officially launched!

On Monday 17th July the Shaping Portsmouth Explore Your Future programme team delivered a pilot run of our new In-Class Sessions at Trafalgar School. The programme aims to support students in years 7 to 9 to understand more about the world of work and the local labour market. It will provide an early employer intervention for […]

Explore Your Future to expand into schools

After the success of the Explore Your Future videos, the team are keen to develop this programme into an in-person offer for schools. There is a clear appetite from schools for more opportunities for their students to engage and interact with local employers and businesses. This has encouraged us to reimagine the Explore Your Future offer and […]

Explore Your Future and Cruise Passenger programmes welcome new leads

  Three new Programme Leads have joined us at Shaping Portsmouth this month, taking over the driving of activities for our Explore Your Future and Cruise Passenger Programmes.    Chloe Bolton is the new lead for our Explore Your Future programme which introduces Portsmouth students to the wide variety of careers, and paths to those careers, available to […]

Shaping our seafront and Exploring Your Future

The Southsea Coastal Scheme is the UK’s largest local authority-led coastal defences’ project, worth more than £100M. It will stretch for 4.5km from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. The old coastal defences do not offer a sufficient level of protection and are at the end of their serviceable life, leaving 8,077 homes and 704 commercial properties in Southsea […]

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 […]

Could you inspire Portsmouth’s schoolchildren to Explore Their Future?

With our Explore Your Future programme, we’re aiming to inspire Portsmouth’s 14- to 19-year-olds by showing them the wide variety of careers, and the wider variety of paths into those careers, available to them in the city. To achieve this, we’re building a library of short video interviews in which Portsmouth people discuss their jobs and […]

Key agencies combine forces to inspire young people in Portsmouth to explore their futures

A new initiative launches today, Friday 14th May 2021, as key organisations across the Portsmouth area combine forces to provide the ‘Explore Your Future’ scheme to young people across the city. The brainchild of Shaping Portsmouth, the scheme aims to inspire those aged 14-19 through direct engagement, networking, practical activities, and hearing real-life experiences from […]