Category Archives: Children’s Services

#YouCanAdopt campaign launched to boost adoptions

A NEW myth-busting campaign aimed at finding families for children waiting to be adopted is being backed by the regional adoption agency for the south east.

#YouCanAdopt has been launched to tackle misconceptions around who is eligible and encourage more people to consider adopting, particularly people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Continue reading

Families urged to walk, cycle or scooter to school

Parking restrictions / zig zag lines outside schoolsAS CHILDREN and young people head back to school in September families are being encouraged to travel by foot, bike or scooter.

With roads expected to get a lot busier next month, parents and carers are being asked to play their part in cutting congestion and reducing carbon emissions and boosting children’s health. Continue reading

Have confidence to return to school – families urged

AFTER months when hard pressed parents have juggled work and supported their children with learning at home, schools are opening their doors and urging parents to have the confidence to send all children back to school in September.

Supported by East Sussex County Council, schools across the county have been working hard to put in place a raft of measures to help ensure children and staff stay as safe as possible when they return next month. Continue reading