EBP South and Basingstoke Consortium a one point of contact between businesses and their local schools across Hampshire, Isle of Wight and surrounding areas.

We are an established organisation with over 20 years experience and working directly with over 100 schools. By brokering the partnership we make it easy for you to make a real contribution to local young people’s futures.

We have many different opportunities and ways that your company can get involved with young people aged 4 - 18. We can put together a tailored package or you can get involved in one of our programmes or events which includes:

Skillstree Sponsor

Be proactive by investing in young people's future by helping them to develop the skills industries need as well as develop the essential soft skills.

This is your opportunity to work directly with schools in which you are supporting the community and having a direct positive impact on the pipeline in the area talent by working with local schools. 

Be a Skillstree Sponsor

Skillstree Ambassador Programme

Your staff can volunteer at one or more in-school events to up-skill young people or they can mentor a young person. It is a great opportunity for your staff to develop their skills and give back to the local community.

Enroll your staff in the Skillstree Ambassador Programme 

Inspiration Fairs

Inspire 100's of young people into your industry by demonstrating skills required through an interactive activity that showcases a skill, your businesses or industry. There is no charge to attend these events which give your business an opportunity to develop the pipeline from a young age.

Attend An Inspirational Fair

STEM Events

Attend STEM Events - Attend a Primary Schools' STEM Fair or Big Bang Fair (for Secondary Schools) to educate and inspire 100's of young people about STEM careers. There is no cost to attend. It is a great opportunity to inspire young people and develop your brand.  

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Early Careers Education

Support Early Careers - Find out about how your organisation can be part of our established early careers programmes that we run in schools. These include Guess My Job, Primary STEM Fair, In-School STEM events including: Drop the Egg challenge and much more.

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Work Experience 

Provide Work Experience - Give young the opportunity to develop skills and experience work experience. Placements include 1 week and 2 week blocks as well as ongoing work experience for 1 day a week.

It is a great way to help young people develop the essential soft skills businesses often say young people don't have coming into the workplace. It also gives your business an opportunity to have additional support for your business.

Offer a Work Experience Placement 

Curriculum Support

If you have an idea or an opportunity that you would like develop alongside us as a one-point of contact between schools and education please do get in contact with us. We have work with a vast range of businesses to develop bespoke programmes over the past 20+ years. 

Programmes could include:

Running a short session in a school that shows how your businesses uses an aspect of the curriculum in a real working environment e.g. setting a task about algebra that you use in your workplace; or e.g. chemicals used in hair salons. 

Contact Us

Contact Suzanne for a conversation about how working with EBP South can connect your company to schools; and how it could benefit your business, staff and reach your CSR objectives:  

Telephone: 02392 283400 
Email [email protected]