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Spear at Clapham Junction

After running a reduced service and supporting our past trainees, Spear Clapham Junction is now running the Spear Programme: Online

Young people are predicted to be the hardest hit as we emerge from lockdown and we want to respond to this. The Spear Programme: Online will continue to focus on confidence, mindsets and the vital skills and resources young people need to get in to work or education. By delivering weekly group and 1-1 coaching sessions, we hope to counteract the devastating impact this time has had and present young people with a way forward. 75% of our trainees get into work, education or training and are still there a year later and we know that because we are still in touch with over 90% of them.




Spear is a free, interactive year long programme that not only gets you ready for work, but also helps you find, sustain and progress in employment or further training. 75% of Spear graduates are in employment or education and still there a year after completing Spear Foundation.


  • 6 weeks, Monday-Friday between 1:30-4:30pm
  • One-to-one and group coaching
  • Job-skills matching
  • Job application support
  • Impressive CV and cover letters
  • Interview training
  • Communication and presenting techniques
  • Confidence and motivation development


  • Twelve months of personalised coaching to enable career progression
  • Intensive into-work support
  • High volume of job applications
  • Specialist job opportunities for Spear candidates
  • Job application workshops
  • In-work support

Click here to refer a young person aged 16-24 who is looking for work, or to refer yourself onto the programme.

Please see the website, or contact Spear for more information. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jessica Smart
Parent Organisation
St Mark's Church

Where to go

Spear Clapham Junction
St Marks
Battersea Rise
SW11 1EJ
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday: 1:30pm - 4pm
Session Information
Programme start dates:
13th September 2022


Age Ranges
16 - 24 years

Local Offer


What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

Some young people are recruited to the programme via referrals from agencies such Jobcentre Plus, Connexions and Youth Offending Teams. Most are recruited through the outreach of the Spear coaches who work in local Job Centres.

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Last updated: 30 Aug 2022