Boogie Mites Live!

In these tough times finding something to do with your children can be hard, but did you know that Boogie Mites are holding live sessions for you and your little ones to attend! Follow this link for more information: We hope you are all staying safe and well and we will see you all … Continued

** Closure **

Following Government advice around Coronavirus, which includes minimising social contact to help prevent the spread of the virus, Portsmouth City Council is now focusing on ensuring essential services continue to run. The latest NHS information is available online at We are sorry but The Learning Place will be closed until further notice. Up-to-date information … Continued

** Public Notice **

Until further notice all Cookery courses and IT Drop-ins are cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience. We will keep you all updated as things are updated. For more information please email us at

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Portsmouth City Council is following Government advice and our services are running as normal. The current Government guidance is for anyone with either a new persistent cough or a high temperature to remain at home and self-isolate for seven days. You can find this information online at The NHS guidance to help avoid catching … Continued

RSPH Level 2 in Food Safety and Hygiene

Are you looking into a future career in catering? Need a qualification in Food Safety? We have a RSPH Level 2 in Food Safety and Hygiene course available. The objective of this course is to cover the principles of food hygiene for food handlers working in either catering or retail environment, this is also suitable … Continued

Have your say about SEND services!

We’re inviting young people aged 0 – 25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) – and their parents and carers – to give feedback about Portsmouth’s SEND services and support, to help us shape future services. The SEND surveys are available online until 31 March. There’s one for young people aged 13 – 25 … Continued

Safer Internet Day 2020

For Safer Internet Day Darryl from the Google Digital Garage popped in and delivered a course to our learners. They learned about internet safety and how to keep themselves safe online.

National Apprenticeship Week Team Event 2020

This year we held our 3rd annual team apprenticeship event. With a visit from Darryl from Google to team building activities to our very own Dragons Den with Jane, Tristan and Ian from Portsmouth City Council. Our apprentices had a great day. Well done to all and to the winning team!

National Apprenticeship Week #Tuesday Motivation

Motivate your kids this week to look into the wide choice of Apprenticeships available out there. From Business to Brain Surgery there is something for everyone! #TuesdayMotivation #NAW20