Life Education Centre Nottingham

Stephen, as Chair of the Trustees, came to express a genuine message of thanks and appreciation to our all our Club members who, over many years, had supported the charity through transporting the mobile classroom to and from many schools.


At our meeting on Tuesday 4th December, we were joined by Stephen Kitch and Guy Molyneux from Life Education Centre Nottinghamshire.

Stephen, as Chair of the Trustees, came to express a genuine message of thanks and appreciation to our all our Club members who, over many years, had supported the charity through transporting the mobile classroom to and from many schools across our county, and providing secure parking of both the classroom and Land Rover. Approx 60% of our club members had been involved at some point, along with four other Rotarians from neighbouring clubs.  Although most of the support had been over the last 14 years, one member was involved 20 years ago. 

It was fitting that most of the members involved in providing the support, plus the four from other clubs, were present on the night to hear the thank you message.

Stephen and Guy, a full time Educator for the charity, assembled a new “Life Box” in the Cedric Ford Pavilion to demonstrate the facility that is planned to reduce the need for the mobile classroom. The Life Box is a portable inflatable “classroom” that can be erected in a school classroom or school hall and accommodate between    20- 30 children.  The Educators will be able to transport the pack in their car and assemble at the school on the day of lesson delivery.

A great deal of thought has obviously been given to replicate the WOW factor that the children experienced in the mobile classroom – but in this instance with more high- tech features to WOW the children. The technology is designed to help convey the important messages on health education and some new modules, such as education on potential risks of the internet. It is a great charity that engages with many thousand children each year across our county and helps them all to make healthy life style choices throughout their lives.

The “Life Box” is clearly an exciting new chapter for LECN, and an initiative that reduces the need for support to transport a mobile classroom to schools. That was a good message for us to hear, even though some of us will miss our “toy” that was responsible for many adventures.!!

Stephen and Guy did the charity proud – and for all those team members who responded to LEC schedules -it is always nice to receive a THANK YOU!!!!!

John Barker







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