Category Archives: Children’s Services

Efforts of school community praised

STAFF at schools across East Sussex have been praised for their efforts which enabled more than 10,000 additional pupils to return to the classroom.

The Government closed settings to all children in March to stem the spread of the Covid-19 virus, with the exception of those considered vulnerable and those with parents who were keyworkers. Continue reading

Pupils’ cards spread joy to vulnerable and lonely

COLOURFUL cards designed by East Sussex primary school children are helping to brighten the lives of thousands of vulnerable residents.

As part of an East Sussex Public Health initiative to tackle loneliness and social isolation, 5,000 cards have been sent to those who have been shielding and self-isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic via Community Hubs, foodbanks and community and volunteer groups. Continue reading