Framfield school receives its award from David Airy watched by Cllr Barby Dashwood Morris and Cllr Sue Stedman

Uckfield area pupils’ success at Safety in Action events

Uckfield area schoolchildren were successful in the annual Wealden Safety In Action events.

First prize went to Framfield CE Primary School.

The Road Safety Lawrence Reeve award went to St Philip’s Catholic Primary School, Uckfield.

The Personal Safety Scenario award went to Blackboys CE Primary School.

Safety in Action events took place at Bowles Outdoor Centre, Eridge, and Herstmonceux Castle. Around 1,200 primary school children took part.

The prize-giving at Hertsmonceux Castle was attended by the chairman of Wealden District Council, Cllr Barby Dashwood Morris.

The prizemoney for the first prize was donated by Uckfield Lions Club and was presented by Lion David Airy.

The Lawrence Reeve award was sponsored by Servomex. The award is named after Lawrence Reeve who died in a road accident. His mother, Debbie, attended the awards ceremony.

Other winners were:

Ambulance Scenario: Polegate Primary School.

Fire Safety Scenario: Parkside County Primary School, Heathfield.

Safety in Action is supported  by the Safer Wealden Partnership, and involves a range of emergency services and other partners including Sussex Police, South East Coast Ambulance, East Sussex Fire and Rescue, Southern Railway, Freedom Leisure and NHS school nurses.

Click on the photographs below to enlarge.

St Philip's, Uckfield, winner of the Lawrence Reeve award. Pictured with the children are (from left) Debbie Reeve, PC Pete Cook and Brenda Robinson from Servomex

St Philip’s, Uckfield, winner of the Lawrence Reeve award. Pictured with the children are (from left) Debbie Reeve, PC Pete Cook, Brenda Robinson from Servomex and Cllr Barby Dashwood Morris.

Cllr Barby Dashwood Morris with the Blackboys school representatives

Cllr Barby Dashwood Morris with the Blackboys school representatives

Safety in Action award winners and helpers

Safety in Action award winners and helpers

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