Archive by category Children and Families

Be bright and turn out the light

Be bright and turn out the light

Recently Stanstead nursery and primary School in Rise Park was awarded its SCoRE (Schools’ Collaboration on Resource Efficiency) status.  The children at Stanstead took part in a week-long Eco programme taking an active part in measuring and assessing their school’s current energy efficiency. They used the results of their work to decide which five energy […]

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We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

The summer break is here and Nottingham City Council has organised events to give children and teenagers exciting activities and rewarding experiences every week of the school summer holidays. Some are part of an enhanced programme for the summer period but many of the activities are actually run all year round by Nottingham City Council’s […]

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Join the fun at Southglade Park Live!

Join the fun at Southglade Park Live!

Southglade Park will play host to a fantastic free family fun day on Thursday 30 July from 12 – 4pm. The Park, near Ridgeway, Southglade Road, Gala Way and Parkview Road, will be transformed with over 50 stalls and exciting activities taking place for the whole family to enjoy. There will be free activities, giveaways […]

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Parklives brings summer of free fun to Nottingham

Parklives brings summer of free fun to Nottingham

Nottingham parents and their purses will be spared this summer as Nottingham ParkLives launches hundreds of new free summer activity sessions in local parks, with families encouraged to try their hand at everything from Zumba to Tai Chi. With different activity types to try entirely free of charge, this is one summer outing that won’t […]

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Partnership to provide support for vulnerable families

Partnership to provide support for vulnerable families

Vulnerable families and children are to get extra help and support thanks to a new partnership between Nottingham City Council and Safe Families for Children. Safe Families for Children provides support for families in crisis. Volunteers offer friendship and help for families in difficulty – and can even offer a place for children to stay […]

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See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

Children aged three to 11 from a Nottingham school who have been studying lesson plans created by a Nottingham teacher to help them learn about the coming of the tram were rewarded for their efforts when a tram came calling at a stop just by their school. Pupils from 12 classes at  Welbeck Primary and […]

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Shake it up and get active with Change4Life and Disney this summer

Shake it up and get active with Change4Life and Disney this summer

Parents looking for ways to keep their children entertained and physically active throughout the summer holiday are being urged to sign up to this year’s Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up campaign by the City Council’s Public Health officials. The new 10 Minute Shake Up campaign again uses popular Disney characters alongside recognisable Change4Life animations to […]

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