LEP Skills Strategy

COVID-19 resources Support

The following resources and information are suitable for schools and young people to access to help support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

My Week at Work

The CEC and Oak National Academy have put together a work experience week which will include sessions and employer engagement to give the user an insight into the world of work. Click here for details.

Youth Employment UK

In response to Covid 19 they have also developed a range of resources which may be of interest to both schools and their students.

Skills and Careers Booklet

Coronavirus support for students and young people

Mental health support pages

Staying connected with young people – provides a useful insight into the implications of future recruitment policies for employers which may inform your engagement with your employer network

Anglian Water – Learn from Home

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown and school closures, Anglian Water have adapted their support in a response to the current measures.

Available now online for teachers and families is a set of six STEM based online sessions looking at water. There will be another six made available in due course making a total of 12 online sessions. Click here for details.

Learn Live

With FREE access to a wide variety of live interactive broadcasts and video on demand with live chat support, you can educate your class on careers and health education. Click here for details.

Young People

Looking after your mental health during COV-19 with Youth Employment UK

The STEM Hub

Supporting young people, parents and teachers with ideas and links for great STEM home activities. Space, Dinosaurs the environment and more! stem@home

Royal Geographical Society – Young Geographer of the Year 2020

The Young Geographer of the Year is the Society’s annual competition which recognise the outstanding work of the next generation of geographers. With its age ranges spanning the primary years to A Level the competition encourages thoughtful and creative answers to the competition’s theme which is set each year.

The Society encourages schools to run their own in-house competition and then send their top 10 entries into the national competition. The Young Geographer competition has been running for over 20 years and in 2019 over 15,000 young people took part. More information.

Channel Talent

Running online HE Fairs, Open Days and Offer Holder Days. These should all be really helpful for schools and colleges looking to offer content to students at home and will hopefully relieve some of the boredom that students in lockdown are likely to suffer, whilst enabling universities to maintain meaningful and productive contact with prospective students. Take a look

The Lockdown Diaries 

The Lockdown Diaries gives local students a creative outlet to reflect and respond to the COVID-19 lockdown. Over the coming weeks we will be running a series of activities for students and their families to take part in.

At the end of The Lockdown Diaries project, a selection of entries from each activity will be chosen to feature in an anthology to celebrate the creativity and resilience of the region’s young people during these extraordinary times. Take part here

Barclays Lifeskills

With education institutions closed across the UK, Barclays LifeSkills aims to help all people in the UK. Support for young people, they have developed a dedicated list support hubs for educators, parents and young people.

Activities for young people at home – The Student Hub

Parent blogs, and advice to support lifeskill resources – Parent Support Hub

Lesson plans and tool kits for virtual delivery – Educator Hub

CityFibre Inspire Your City Challenge

The CityFibre Inspire Your City Challenge which is a joint project with ourselves The Skills Service, is a chance for young people with an imagination and a desire to create something amazing tech based for Peterborough or Cambridge that would enhance the city using the full fibre broadband that CityFibre install. Amazing prizes are on offer to the winners.

More information can be found by clicking on the image below:-






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