Choices provide independent information, advice and guidance to support young people to participate in education, employment and training. In partnership with schools, the team provides fully qualified and independent careers advisers for students to access within the majority of the island's secondary schools. Please contact your school careers coordinator to book an appointment.

Participating Schools:
Ryde Academy, Medina College, Carisbrooke College, Cowes Enterprise College, Sandown Bay Academy, St Georges School, Island Learning Centre, IW Studio School.

For young people who are not in education, employment, or training Choices offers independent advice and guidance, on a half day basis, at easy to reach locations around the Island.

Drop-in Centres (16-19 Not in Education, Employment or Training)
Monday: Ryde Job Centre 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Tuesday: Cowes Library 1.30pm – 4.30pm and Lord Louis Library (Newport) 1pm - 4pm  
Wednesday: Newport Job Centre 10.00am - 1.00pm 
Thursday: Sandown Library 1.30pm - 4.30pm 
Friday: Ryde Library 1.30pm - 4.30pm and alternate Fridays: West Wight Sports Centre 1.30pm - 4.30pm / Ventnor Library 1.30pm - 4.30pm

To book an appointment contact the Choices service using the details available from the Contact tab above.

Local Offer

The Local Offer aims to bring together information that is intended to be helpful to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families. For more information please click here