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Hertfordshire County Council secures top national award in Stonewall’s Education Equality Index 2016

12 July 2016

On Friday 8th July, young people from Herts1125 Who not What group attended the Stonewall Education for All conference and, along with Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions and Herts for Learning, received the number one award on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council. The award recognises the local authority as the best in the country for its work with and for the young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender* community.

Young People in Watford Youth Council launch a film to raise awareness of Mental Health

04 July 2016

Young people who form Watford Youth Council have spent the last eight months concentrating on issues connected with understanding mental health. 

Students inspired by new opportunities during careers carousel

01 July 2016

Youth Connexions recently coordinated a one day careers event for Key Stage 5 students at Presdales School in Ware. Students participated in an energetic careers carousel where they had the chance to meet local, national and global employers and seek advice and information.

Young People proudly present…YouthPoint!

24 June 2016

Young people taking part in a film project at YouthPoint in Watford have made a promotional film to tell their peers about the support available as well as the many and varied Youth Connexions projects that take place in the centre.

Mission Control and Total Eclipse at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt

22 June 2016

Youth Connexions’ careers and work related learning programme Rocket into the Future is designed  to inspire primary school students to start thinking about their skills and aspirations. Personal Advisers delivered Rocket into the Future sessions for both Year 6 classes at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt in mid June.

Young people raise money for St Francis Hospice

21 June 2016

A group of young people from Youth Connexions Abbots Langley youth project joined in the Abbots Langley Carnival last Saturday to promote Youth Connexions youth projects, and raised over £100 for St Francis Hospice.

Youth Connexions showcases projects at Potters Bar Carnival

15 June 2016

Youth Connexions carried on the yearly tradition of having our own stand at the Potters Bar Carnival in June; this took place in the grounds of Elm Court Youth and Community Centre in Mutton Lane. This year’s Carnival was particularly special as it coincided with the Queens 90th Birthday celebrations.

Students at Morgans Primary School in Hertford get set to blast off into secondary school

14 June 2016

Rocket into the Future is the careers and work related learning programme designed for primary school students by Youth Connexions. Personal Advisers delivered a Rocket into the Future session for both Year 6 classes at Hertford’s Morgans Primary School on 8th June.

Youth Connexions launch 'Upper Highway' Youth Project

06 June 2016

Youth Connexions has announced the launch of a new youth project based at Upper Highway Scout Hut in Abbots Langley, with support from Watford Community Housing Trust. The project, aimed at young people aged 13 to 19, was launched in April and runs every Wednesday from 6 - 8pm during term time.

Primary school pupils prepare for their next steps with Rocket into the Future

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.