Support during school and college closures

AMSP have developed several resources to help teachers and students during the current school closures. Further resources are currently under development. To find out more please visit the AMSP resources page below: AMSP Students and Teachers Support Pages

Useful Resources from Hello Future

Hello Future provide young people in Cumbria with the information and support to help them make the key decisions important to their future. Working out what to do next is an exciting time but it can also be a stressful time as well, given the number of routes and options available. They provide a range of useful resources, guides and …

Magnox Limited Apprenticeships

Energus New, exciting apprenticeships at Magnox Limited. Applications have been extended until Monday 4th May 2020! Excellent training and development opportunities with a well respected and highly regarded organisation with sites nationwide. To find out more please visit:

Youth Employment UK

FREE Skills and Careers Booklet for 14-24 year olds This free Skills and Careers Activities booklet is perfect for young people to work through at home, and for schools and organisations to share. It is editable so you can use it exactly how you want to. To download the booklet please visit their web site at:

50 Amazing Apprenticeships Support Activities

50 Amazing Apprenticeships Support Activities is a booklet produced by containing a range of ideas to support providers and employers, their apprentices and colleagues during the current Coronavirus crisis. Many fantastic and creative ideas have been contributed by individuals that have participated in their free wellbeing series. To download the booklet please follow the link below:

Post-16 Home Learning Careers Projects

Careers Advice in Cornwall with Careers Hub Cornwall and Isles of Scilly In an effort to support home schooling and to ensure young people continue to have high aspirations and prospects, the Careers Hub Cornwall have created a selection of projects for post-16 students. More information can be found below:

Wellbeing and mental health during Covid-19

Every Life Matters, a Cumbrian based charity, have published a short guide about looking after yourself and other people during the Covid-19 lockdown. Download the PDF document below or visit their web site at for more information.

Thomas Shaw

Thomas Shaw

After a few days of deliberating over exactly what to write, and what to say regarding the present situation. Please see my thoughts below.  Firstly before I divulge my thoughts, and feelings, and give my own perspective on the current situation; I’d like to add that I’m incredibly proud of the NHS, and all key workers, who are caring for …

Robert Alford’s Blog on Working From Home

As I start my 5th week working from home, I thought it time to pause and reflect on the past few weeks and what has been going on. I moved up to Cumbria 6 years ago and purchased my home 4 years ago. I love Cockermouth and am extremely lucky to have been able to set up home here. I …

Sophie Zienkiewicz

NNL For a long time, leadership for me meant having people follow your direction; success meant being responsible for the largest or the most high-profile team; an achievement was having your name on the tip of your seniors’ tongues. Back then I knew I wanted to be a leader, a manager, and I was very vocal about making sure everyone …