Activity Providers and Offers

This area is to signpost you to the offers and providers that are available to schools and colleges across the Solent.

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Engaging with Employers

Careers Leaders: how schools and colleges can engage employers

The Careers and Enterprise Company have created a guide to help schools or colleges build long-lasting relationships with local employers; improving the employer engagement students receive throughout their time in education.

Read the guide here


Careers Related Activity Offers

There are a wealth of offers available to schools and colleges that will support to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks:

Association of Learning Providers in Hampshire and IOW (ALPHI)

A member organisation for Hampshire and Isle of Wight’s Training providers. Delivering the ASK Apprenticeship Programme locally.

Apprenticeships Toolkit

Archaeology Discovery Centre – IOW

Offering work placements for island school students
Schools placement at the ADC page 1
Schools placement at the ADC page 2

Access Southampton

Southampton City Council’s free and impartial guide to support your decision making at the key times in your education and career.



This is Biology in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster

This is Business in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster

This is Chemistry in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster

This is Computing in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster

This is Engineering in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster

This is Human Sciences in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster

This is Maths in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster

This is Physics in Dstl – STEM Schools Poster


1851 Trust

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STEM Crew website flyer May 2019

STEM Now: STEM Ambassadors for the classroom

Schools and colleges can request support from a STEM Ambassador for all sorts of activities. This could be an assembly talk, classroom activity, careers fair, Science club or something else. The team that cover the Solent are based at Winchester Science Centre, but schools can register for support on the main STEM Learning website

The Royal Hotel IOW

Apprenticeships in the hospitality sector can be very rewarding, check out the video the hotel has made featuring their apprentices

Work Ready

Building bespoke careers websites for schools and colleges – a completely free offer as local businesses sponsor the sites and promote their opportunities within it.

An Introduction to Work Ready
Sample school site
Sample Feedback from School and College Partners

Activity Providers

Search providers in your area using your postcode on The Careers & Enterprise Company Activity Providers page

Links to organisations who have been reviewed as part of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s investment funding processes:

Classroom Resources & Videos


Introducing T Levels

Industry placements in Technical Education Programmes

Amazing Apprenticeships

Barclays Life Skills

This site has lots of videos and classroom plans to use. Check out some of the resources here [Dropbox link]

BBC Bitesize Careers

Student friendly videos that demonstrate ways classroom subjects link to careers

Career Pilot


Employable Me

This poster was created in the Solent in partnership with other stakeholders. It showcases the skills and qualities that employers look for in their workforce.

Employable Me – A3 Poster
Employable Me Resource Sheet
Employable Me A3 Poster PRINT QUALITY

Fast Tomato

Learn Live

Careers advice, recruitment opportunities and health awareness broadcasts for schools and colleges

Apprenticeship videos

NHS England broadcasts

National Careers Service

National Citizen Service


Sea Cadets

Success at School

Spark Careers

Free live careers broadcasts providing employer engagement for all


WOW Show

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