Staff and pupils from Apex Scotland’s Dunfermline High School Inclusion Unit were thrilled that the successful results of their efforts to reduce exclusion numbers in the school was recognised and broadcast by the BBC’s One Show on Tuesday 29 May.
The photograph above shows Apex Highland Service Development Manager Alistair McDonald (on the left) receiving the Healthy Working Lives Award from Steve Bell, Strategic Director from the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives, with Apex Personal Development Mentor Katrina Beattie looking on.
An Easter Tearoom was held at Apex in Stranraer recently to raise funds for the Moving In project which provides Home Packs of essential basic home wares to people moving into homeless accommodation in the area.
Apex Dumfries U Turn Group Volunteers have continued to work in partnership with Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) since the summer of 2011.
The Scottish Government’s Permanent Secretary, Sir Peter Housden joined staff and service users of Apex Scotland at the Clackmannanshire Council Greenfield Café in Alloa on the 3rd May 2012 and saw first hand how this successful partnership was making a significant difference to the lives of the Apex clients and the service users from the Council’s Adult Day Services who worked there.
Representatives from the Scottish Government joined the senior management teams of Apex Scotland and Dunfermline High to launch a very positive evaluation of the Dunfermline High School Inclusion Unit on 26 April 2012.
Staff in Apex Stranraer were delighted when their young Lifeskills trainees successfully completed a programme designed to improve their car maintenance skills.
Apex Dumfries U Turn Group Volunteers have recently completed an outside children’s classroom in the grounds of Allanton House World Peace Sanctuary to protect the young forest craft students from the elements.
College Development Network (formerly Scotland’s Colleges) has teamed up with Apex Scotland to provide money management training for their front line staff.
Apex Scotland’s industrial cleaning and waste removal social enterprise All cleaned up started trading on 17 April from its premises in Leith, Edinburgh.