The Friends of Mary Rose are seeking help with fundraising for a new minibus

Mary Rose Academy is a special school for 181 pupils aged 2-19 years, they provide a highly specialist, personalised curriculum for young people with the most profound, severe and complex learning difficulties.  In addition, the majority of pupils have co-occurring needs including ASC, severe physical disabilities and highly complex medical conditions.  The Friends of Mary […]

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, […]

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 […]

A new Lead for the Shaped By Solent programme

The Shaping Portsmouth Team are pleased to welcome Georgina Shepherd, who has joined us as Programme Lead for Shaped By Solent. Having lived on the South Coast for much of her life Georgina is passionate about both the City and the surrounding area. Georgina’s career has taken her from working in London in the city, […]

Can you help Solent Academy Trust students be Shaped By Solent?

Shaping Portsmouth are delighted to confirm that we will be running the Shaped By Solent programme again this year starting in September, and we are looking for a volunteer Programme Lead to join the team. Shaped By Solent brings together The Solent Academies Trust, Shaping Portsmouth and a range of high-profile businesses to mentor and provide experience in […]

Shaped By Solent programme raises over £500 for Solent Academies Trust

The Shaped By Solent programme has raised more than £500 for Solent Academies Trust. The programme brought together Solent Academies Trust, Shaping Portsmouth and a range of high-profile businesses together to mentor and provide experience in business and public speaking to classes of SEND students. Their task was to brainstorm, create, and present products the students […]

Portsmouth SEND students enter the Dragon’s Den for Shaped By Solent

Yesterday, Wednesday 14th December, our Shaped by Solent project was in full swing with a Dragons Den-style pitch from three schools across the Solent Academies Trust, Little Green Academy, Redwood Park Academy and the Mary Rose Academy. The Shaped By Solent project brought together The Solent Academies Trust, Shaping Portsmouth and a range of high-profile […]