Get sorted this September with Sheffield Futures

Sadie White No Comments

Sheffield Futures is running a ‘Get Sorted’ event on 5 September for 16-18 year olds who haven’t yet planned their next steps for further education, training or employment.

Young people who have just finished their exams or are aged 16 -18 and not currently in education, training or employment can come along to Star House on Division Street between 12 noon and 2pm to find out more about options.

Led by the Sheffield Training Provider network, training providers from across the region will be on hand to discuss the wide ranging options available and answer questions from parents and young people about their next steps.

Commenting on the opportunity for young people, Karen Challis, Head of Education and Employer Services says, ‘It’s fantastic to be able to offer this opportunity for young people to come in and talk to training providers from across the region about the options available to them going forward.’

‘It’s not just about the traditional routes into further education, there are lots of opportunities available, from further vocational or work related and life skills training to apprenticeships and college courses, so we really encourage young people and parents to come along and find options that are right for them.’

‘There are some really exciting opportunities, like the 12 week placement offered by South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue which involves being based in a state of the art fire station. The placement will focus on valuable life skills like teamwork, motivation and building confidence.’ She continues.

Get Sorted is on Thursday 5 September at Star House on Division Street between 12 noon and 2pm. Training providers in attendance include Sheffield College, CTS Training, Wildes Education Programme, Learning Curve, Pet Xi, Princes Trust Team Programme and South Yorkshire Police.

Sheffield Futures provides careers guidance and advice in schools across Sheffield and advisers will be available on the day.

Find us at Star House, 43 Division Street, S1 4GE. 0114 201 2800

Work with young people? You need CSE training

Tash Bright No Comments

We are delighted to tell you that we have secured a new training date for our highly sought after training package and resource Friend or Foe? We are rolling out a new training date to support colleagues in Education, Social Care, Youth Work, Housing, Homeless Support, Youth Offending and Faith and Community Sectors (among others!) to get the most out of the resource and to feel confident delivering the package to young people.

The full colour training pack includes:

  • A 14 session group work programme which builds a comprehensive programme on Healthy Relationships, Risk, CSE and E-Safety.
  • 10 exercises that can be delivered one-to-one with young people who are vulnerable to, or experiencing CSE.
  • 30 Flash Cards to support work with young people who speak English as a second language or who have Special Educational Needs.
  • A CD containing easy to print versions of all activities.

The pack is based on many years of experience of CSE case work from one of the oldest dedicated teams in the country. In addition, every resource has been “Youth Proofed” by the Sheffield CSE Young Advisory Group.

Training date:

  • Monday 19th of March – Sheffield Showroom Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield  S1 2BX

The training includes lunch and refreshments as well as a discounted copy of the resource. The full day plus a copy of the resource is only £150 plus VAT. The resource is also available to purchase separately at a cost of £80 including P&P. To book your place, click here!

Alternatively, if you would like us to come and train within your area/team please contact:

If you have any questions about the resource or other training offered by Sheffield Futures please email:


How you can help

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