Cottage Grove Primary School

There is an active Careers Network in Portsmouth that supports careers leads in developing a careers education programme for their schools. The network meets regularly to update partners on activities, funding opportunities and produce the Portsmouth careers calendar.

This work is supported by:

  • University of Portsmouth
  • Southern Universities Network (SUN)
  • Shaping Portsmouth
  • Solent Apprenticeship & Skills Hub
  • Solent Local Enterprise Partnership
  • City of Portsmouth College
  • Havant and South Downs College

Please contact [email protected] for further information.

In addition, schools and colleges are also supported by Chloe Bolton, who is an Enterprise and Skills Executive who supports careers provision and employer engagement across Portsmouth. This is a joint position between Portsmouth City Council and Solent Local Enterprise Partnership. Please contact [email protected] for further information.

Statutory requirements for career guidance

Statutory duties for careers guidance for education and training providers are set out in the guidance from the Department of Education.

The careers strategy sets out in detail the requirements for schools and colleges.

Solent Careers Hub

The Solent Careers Hub delivers support with developing and implementing the careers strategy.

Careers guidance in schools and colleges

For information about the services provided by the Portsmouth Careers Guidance team, visit the Traded Services website.