Every year we provide a community safety and awareness event in schools, aimed at year 9 pupils aged 13 to 14, to address issues which are a concern for young people in the Epping Forest District.
Reality Roadshow Hosts
- Statutory Agencies
- Third Sector Organisations
- Co-ordinated by Community Health and Wellbing
Each year Reality Roadshow provides 1174 pupils with the latest information and guidance to enable them to make the right choices regarding the issues covered. The service providers offer expert advice and support and are able to promote where, when and how pupils can access further help.
The Roadshow consists of an optional drama production.
- This sets the scene
- Is interactive
- Explores issues relating to teenage relationships
- Online safety
Pupils then rotate through five classroom based workshops, approximately 40-45 minutes in duration. The event is then closed by a presentation to the whole school by a provider with first hand experience of the issues highlighted during the day.