September 2017 - Fairbridge Programme - Are you 16-25? Want to gain new skills and get motivated? - The Prince’s Trust in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is offering a free part-time, six week programme in the RUGELEY area.  Click here for more infomration.

September 2017 - Prince's Trust Team Programme - For details of the 12 week personal development programme click here.

September 2017 - Emerge are looking for young people to lead the production of an Arts Festival that celebrates Shakespeare.  Develop great skills and share exciting ideas.  Click here for more involved in how to get involved.

September 2017 - The Museum of Cannock Chase - Support our bid to host Hednesford's very own festival for young people in March 2018 - Click here for more information on how to cast your vote.

September 2017 - A Service of Remermbrance will be taking place on Saturday 11 November 2017 at Chadsmore War Memorial - 10:15am.  Click here for more information.


The Chase View Support Centre

Staffordshire University Academy officially launched the Chase View Support Centre on Friday 10th March 2017. The CVSC operates in conjunction with the community and external agencies to support the academy's students, their families and the local community. For more information regarding the CVSC please follow our Multi Agency HUB link. If you would like to find out more about what the Chase View Support Centre can offer and the agencies the centre is linked to, please click here.

Involvement in the community

To find out more about Staffordshire University Academy's community connections, please follow the below links:

Community Links 2015-2016

Community Links Autumn Term 2016-2017

Dementia Friends and the Dementia Friends Latest Newsletter

In support of the Dementia Friends' links to fight against dementia with Alzheimer's Society, please click here to watch their latest video advert.

The Chase View Support Centre supports Chase Fit and their Walking in Water sessions at Chase Leisure Centre. The session is aimed at people with mobility and joint problems. You do not need to be able to swim to attend the session, as the pool has a moveable floor which is set to the correct height to ensure that particpants will be able to touch the floor at all times. For more information, please click here.

Chase Community Partnership

The Council has launched an official website for the Chase Community Partnership which can be used by both partners and local residents. The special website not only provides visitors with information about the Partnership, but is also a way of showcasing successful initiatives that are being delivered in the District. The website will be the main communication resource for all partnership activity and will act as a central hub of information.
Use of the website will help local residents and partners understand the Partnership and the ambitions of the Local Partnership Plan. It is hoped by showcasing the activity of the Partnership; it will instil community confidence and improve public perception amongst those living in Cannock Chase District.
The website is available at and for more information or to contribute to the website, contact Karla Vowles, Senior Partnerships Officer on 01543 464635 or email
Co-op Fundraising
The Co-op are currently fundraising for their local communities and already the fund is at £817. We would like you to support their cause! If you are a Co-op member and buy at Huntington or Rugeley, you can vote for your preferred cause with a plastic counter which will be provided for you upon each time you make a purchase. If you are not a member this is easy to do if you visit a local store! The Co-op would like to increase the £817 to a fantastic £10,000!
For more information, please visit their website directly by clicking the following link - Co-op Fundraising. We hope that you are able to support our local community projects and thank you in advance for your input to these very worthwhile causes!


SUAT supports and leads in the set-up of new academies joining the partnership.  The services provided by the central support function cover both educational and non-educational support.  In terms of educational support, SUAT is linked to the School of Education of Staffordshire University, which is an outstanding ITT provider.

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