Schools urged to enter awards

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SCHOOLS and colleges in South Yorkshire are being encouraged to enter annual awards organised by national charity Epilepsy Action.

The Edwards Awards aim to recognise educational establishments which are providing a supportive learning environment for pupils with epilepsy.

Stacey Rennard, campaigns manager at Epilepsy Action, said: “We want to reward those establishments we believe are going that extra mile to make sure pupils or students with epilepsy have a good learning experience.

“It could be training all members of staff, holding an assembly to tackle any myths, or having a buddy system to support pupils with epilepsy.”

For more information or to enter visit www.epilepsy.org.uk/edwards or call 0113 210 8800.