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Prospects Careers Advice (IAG)

Helping build a future where rewarding employment is accessible for all


Prospects offers information, advice and guidance on education, employment and training options available to young people aged 13 - 19 (under 25 with additional needs) living in the City of London. These include:

  • Apprenticeships
  • CV and interview support
  • Alternative training provision
  • School sixth forms and colleges
  • Higher education
  • Help sourcing provision


Name: Matilda Newman-Smart
Position: Prospects IAG


Additional Information

If you have any questions about youth services in the City of London, you can email the City of London's Commissioning Team.

Local Offer


Prospects provides independent and impartial advice and guidance in planning for next steps in education or training for young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Staff attend transition reviews in year 9, and annual reviews at year 10 and 11 where required.

Staff will also attend annual reviews in Year 12 and above where required, contributing to the young person's Education Health and Care Plan.

Prospects works with:

  • Schools, Colleges, training providers
  • SEN Teams
  • SENCOs
  • Educational Psychologists

All services are available for young people aged 14 to 25 who have Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities (LDD) or Additional Needs.  This includes mental health problems, autism, ADHD, behavioural, emotional or social disorders, physical, sensory and cognitive impairments and other identified and non-identified difficulties in learning.

Our service can be accessed directly with no referral process required.

Supporting People With

  • Autism
  • Communication impairment
  • Hearing impairment
  • Learning difficulty
  • Mental health conditions
  • Physical impairment
  • Visual impairment