Purple Day 2019 was a great success here on campus and across the UK
At St Piers, we do everything we can to encourage our students to develop new skills that will prepare for life beyond campus. A great example of this came on Thursday 29 November when they proudly opened a new Tea Room by the farm.
The Silver-Gilt winning 'Embroidered Minds Epilepsy Garden' grabbed the attention of many, and gained plaudits from judges and gardening experts alike, during this year's Chelsea Flower Show (21-26 May 2018).
On Friday 23 June Young Epilepsy hosted the launch of new Go Karts, which were funded by various donors.
On Friday 23 June Young Epilepsy hosted the launch of a Coulam Wheelyboat V20, which was funded by various donors, including our very own Scott Baptie, Olly Whitefoot, Alex Acraman and Marcus Frisby from the Weir Wood Reservoir.
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!
St. Piers College is part of Young Epilepsy. Young Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE)