Entries by Justine Streeton

INSPIRATIONAL RESOURCES FOR BUDDING TEACHERS LAUNCHED ON TEACH PORTSMOUTH NEWS HUB

A new resource designed to inspire future teachers has launched, aimed at those considering their career options. With many people working from home and looking after children due to school closures, the Teach Portsmouth news hub provides the information needed to start a career as a teacher regardless of industry or background. Through a range […]

Reading Well for Children Collection

The NEW Reading Well for Children Collection has launched this week. Originally known colloquially as Books on Prescription, Reading Well for Children recommends reading to help children understand their feelings and worries and cope with tough times. The books cover themes such as emotions, bereavement, worry and bullying. The books have been chosen by children, […]

Inspectors praise support for children in Portsmouth who need mental health support

Organisations across Portsmouth have been praised for their support for children who need mental health support as well as those suffering from abuse, neglect and exploitation. In December 2019, Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) and HMI Probation (HMI Prob) carried out a Joint Targeted Area Inspection […]

All aboard! Apprenticeship bus inspires next generation with exciting futures

Amazing opportunities in a wide range of apprenticeships await secondary school students aboard the apprenticeship bus from 4 – 6 February as part of National Apprenticeship Week. This year, the bus will be arriving at schools across the city for an additional day.

The initiative is led by Shaping Portsmouth and other partners including The University of Portsmouth, The Solent Apprenticeship Hub and Stagecoach. The bus was first launched in 2018 with the mission to inspire secondary school children to consider apprenticeships as an alternative after education.

Exciting Project for Developing Curriculum Materials

As you may be aware there are exciting plans for Tipner West Regeneration. We are really keen to involve schools and would like to see some curriculum materials developed around the project. We would like to work with some SLEs and/ or other strong teachers to develop some curriculum resources locally and then potentially engage […]

Looking for Volunteers?

At the end of January Portsmouth’s Volunteering Hub (Portsmouth Together) will be holding a Volunteering Fair across three days at the Tesco Extra in Fratton Way. This will be a fantastic opportunity to recruit local volunteers to your school. Over the last year we have worked with Portsmouth Together to recruit over 20 new governors, […]