260 Pupils from Glascote Academy Primary School and 80 Students from Two Rivers High School attended an engagement day organised through Glascotes Locality Group coordinated by Community Together CIC through their Connecting Communities Glascote Project.
340 Pupils engaged, learned and showed community Spirit as part of the event as they learned Firework Night Safety messages, healthy eating and exercise as well as creating a ‘Our Community’ art work featuring all the favourite things students enjoy about their community.
Community Together CIC provided Firework Night Safety Pictures with safety messages which was talked through with pupils as well as a Safety Video put together by Year Two Pupils. Everyone’s Health delivered a Healthy Eating and Healthy Exercise Session and St Peters Church provided Painting, Crafts, Soft Play and Art Materials to enable pupils to complete a piece of Art called ‘Our Community’. Local neighbourhood police were also in attendance.
Glascote Locality Group is made up of local community organisations and stakeholders including local neighbourhood police, community centres, local schools who meet to discuss opportunities working together and network together. The group delivered a day in August providing a Free Community BBQ and this latest event saw Free Jacket Potatoes being provided, future events will provided themed activities for all to enjoy.
The Locality Group and Engagement event has been coordinated by Community Together CIC as part of their Connecting Communities Glascote project as a delivery partner with Steps to Work and commissioned through the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Lee Bates Project Coordinator for Community Together CIC said “We are looking forward to put on more days like this across the area bringing partners together engaging with the community through themed engagement for all to enjoy. ”
Connecting Communities Glascote aims to provide one to one support for people in the community across a range of issues such as confidence building, budgeting, improving physical and mental health, getting a job and much more. Anyone wishing to find out more can contact key worker Karen Morgan on 07767 116457 or email firstname.lastname@example.org