David is 21 years old and has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning difficulties. He has been at Young Epilepsy, home to St Piers School and College, since he was 11, starting off as a 52 week residential student. At first, David struggled to settle in, as he found communicating difficult and displayed challenging behaviour as a result.
Lucinda has attended St Piers since 2009, starting at the School and then moving to the College.
This Purple Day, 40 dedicated supporters will be turning the sky purple in aid of Young Epilepsy, including the incredible Occupational Therapist team at St Piers.
It is with great sadness Young Epilepsy has learnt of the passing of renowned neurological expert, Professor Brian Neville. Professor Neville was 77 and passed away peacefully after a long-term illness.
On Sunday 11 December, 180 Santa's, including two elves and a self-made Santa's sleigh joined Young Epilepsy, the national charity operating St Piers, at Lingfield Park Racecourse for the second Santa Run, raising an incredible £3,539 and counting!
The Howe Outdoor Gym and Games Area, was officially opened by Lady Howe in September, in honour of Lord Howe who was the Life President of Young Epilepsy, and dedicated over 40 years to the charity.
A group of St Piers College students who recently completed their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award went snorkelling with sharks at London Aquarium on the 4 and 17 July.
This year’s College leaver’s ceremony as always was an extremely well attended event. Nicholson Hall was filled with proud parents, excited students and staff. Everyone was filled with emotion, happy to see their students flourish and ready to move on, whilst sad to see them leave.
St. Piers College is part of Young Epilepsy. Young Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE)