Archive by category Children and Families

Focus on family learning helps to support parents and carers into work

Focus on family learning helps to support parents and carers into work

Ten thousand Nottingham families who faced social and economic disadvantage have benefited from a ‘family learning’ programme in Nottingham over the last 12 years. The Nottingham City Council-led programme is funded by the Skills Funding Agency and is designed to give parents and carers the skills and confidence they need to help them better support […]

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Nottingham City Council backs Food for Life Roast Dinner Day

Nottingham City Council backs Food for Life Roast Dinner Day

Schools across Nottingham will be taking part in the sixth annual Food for Life Roast Dinner Day on Wednesday 4 November. This day of celebration, held during LACA’s National School Meals Week, recognises the dedicated, hard-working and talented school cooks who serve our children with nutritious, freshly prepared and locally sourced school dinners. Schools have […]

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Consultation starts on plans to improve Nottingham Schools

Consultation starts on plans to improve Nottingham Schools

The Education Improvement Board (EIB) has launched its consultation on plans to improve education outcomes in the city. The EIB has a ten-year plan to improve schools in Nottingham and is now consulting with head teachers, teachers, governors, parents and the wider public on the proposals. The board, made up of city leaders and education […]

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Your view counts: Help us make Nottingham a happier and healthier place to live

Your view counts: Help us make Nottingham a happier and healthier place to live

Nottingham City’s Health and Wellbeing Board wants to hear your views on how to make Nottingham City a happier and healthier place in which to live, as planning gets under way to develop the next Health and Wellbeing Strategy. Citizens’ views and opinions on improving health will enable the Board to understand which health and […]

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Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over October half term.

Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over October half term.

With the autumn half term upon us, Nottingham City Council has organised events to give children and teenagers exciting and rewarding activities. There are some special seasonal events, but many of the activities are actually run all year round by Nottingham City Council’s Play & Youth service. There’ll be something for all the family including […]

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