Summary of the project
A close working relationship has been built up over time with many of the local community colleges and primary schools in the district. Talks are given to groups of school students ranging from 6 years old to 18 years old and on a range of topics from food safety (which is the most popular) to health and safety at work, pollution control and the general work of an environmental health practitioner. The talks form part of, and are integrated into parts of the national curriculum.
In addition presentations are also given to a range of community groups on environmental health related topics.
To increase knowledge about the work of the Council and the importance of environmental health related subjects in the community.
Links to Council Objective(s) and Community Strategy Theme(s)
Objective 1: Protecting and enhancing a sustainable environment
Objective 2: Promoting a healthier and safer community
Objective 3: Developing a more prosperous and sustainable local economy
Community Strategy Theme: Health and Social Care, Safety, the environment and prosperity
- Wealden District Council
- Local Secondary Schools and Community Colleges
- Local Primary Schools
- Local Community Groups
Feedback from teachers and community group organisers
Number of talks delivered to schools and community groups per year.
Jeremy Leach, Public Health Development Manager, Wealden District Council
Telephone: 01323 443305
Fax: 01323 443320