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03 June 2016
Youth Connexions delivered the careers group work course Rocket into the Future across the whole spring term in The Grange Junior School, Letchworth Garden City. The module introduces children in years 5 and 6 to the choices ahead, and starts them thinking about their skills, aspirations and opportunities.
24 May 2016
County Councillor Sara Bedford and Vice Chair of the Abbots Langley Parish Council, Liz Burns, joined ex-England and Arsenal Captain Kelly Smith MBE and girls from a local school football team on Monday morning, 23rd May, for the official launch of new sports equipment in Abbots Langley.
23 May 2016
Mental health and emotional wellbeing are a national priority, and Youth Connexions is helping ensure that Hertfordshire makes this an area of significant focus.
20 May 2016
Over 1,200 young people who attend Youth Connexions youth projects were asked to assess their impact, and the outcomes they achieved from attending. This is what they said…
19 May 2016
On 16th May, Jonathan Jack, Youth Connexions Engagement Manager, attended a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace. Youth Connexions received a special plaque, acknowledging Hertfordshire County Council’s commitment to running the DofE since 1974.
18 May 2016
Youth Connexions is working in partnership with the YMCA to develop a newly opened project at the Peartree Youth Club in Welwyn Garden City.
18 May 2016
Early May saw the delivery of a very successful drugs education workshop by youth workers from the Youth Connexions team in Watford at the Al-Lawh Academy, which provides Islamic Education to young people of Watford and the surrounding areas.
18 May 2016
Youth Connexions runs the Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council in partnership with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. This year 15 enthusiastic young people have joined and are giving up their time every week to help address the issues that affect local young people.
13 May 2016
Youth Connexions has been delivering sessions at Dame Alice Owens School, Potters Bar, exploring how to stay safe when it comes to sex, alcohol and drugs.
05 May 2016
Youth Connexions recently delivered careers workshops to Year 8 students at Edwinstree Middle School, Buntingford. Students learned about the importance of knowing, promoting and developing their own skills and qualities.