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.
From speaking with parents, we understand that we must improve our communication with parents when a day students changes medication.
The Young Epilepsy teams successfully completed their 3 lakes Challenge, and in the process raised £3500 (So far) towards the purchase of a Wheelyboat. This is a wheelchair accessible boat, which will allow our wheelchair-bound students to access our watersports programme.
Day five of the Big Build started with our Chief Executive, Carol Long attending the morning briefing with Santander Consumer Finance and Splash Projects.
St. Piers College is part of Young Epilepsy. Young Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE)