FPA’s Pamela Sheridan Award winner 2016 announced in Sexual Health Week

by Web Manager, 19 September, 2016

FPA’s Pamela Sheridan Award winner 2016 announced in Sexual Health Week

The 2016 winner of FPA’s Pamela Sheridan Award uk-sexual-health-award-bannerhas been announced and we would like to congratulate the winners, Knockevin Special School, for its whole school relationships and sexuality education and personal development programme. The school, in County Down, Northern Ireland, is for young people with severe and profound learning disabilities.

The judges said they had a very difficult job picking a winner and in the end, it came down to which finalist just pipped the others on meeting the different criteria they have. The FPA wanted to congratulate Jigsaw on being shortlisted and passed on their best wishes to everyone involved in the project and nomination.

Jan Lever, the Director of Jigsaw PSHE, said “We were delighted to be shortlisted for the 2016 Pamela Sheridan Award and we’re very proud to be recognised as a trailblazer for innovative SRE for children. Our work in this really important area of education continues.”The Pamela Sheridan Award recognises innovation and good practice in sex and relationships education (SRE), services and projects for young people.