Category Archives: Young people

Primary school achieves first healthy schools award

LITTLE Common School in Bexhill has become the first school in the county to achieve the East Sussex Healthy Schools Excellence Award.

Healthy Schools is a national programme that celebrates whole-school health improvement achievements. Schools can achieve Healthy Schools status by demonstrating how they support the health and wellbeing of their school community.

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Minister’s visit highlights holiday activities support

HOLIDAY Food and Fun programmes in East Sussex have been highlighted during a visit by a Government minister and other senior national and local representatives.

The Minister for Children and Families, Vicky Ford, visited the county to learn about the Department for Education funded schemes which provide free activities and food to support eligible children during the Easter, summer and Christmas holidays this year. Continue reading

Virtual work experience gives students career insight

MORE than 1,300 students from across East Sussex were able to get an insight into the world of work despite the global pandemic, thanks to a virtual initiative.

Created by East Sussex County Council’s Careers Hub and Work Experience teams in association with local consultancy Always Possible, the Virtual Work Experience programme allowed employers to set authentic challenges which helped students learn more about the workplace. Continue reading