Archive by category Children and Families

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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National praise for Nottingham City Council services and projects

National praise for Nottingham City Council services and projects

Nottingham City Council has been honoured with 3 prestigious national awards for its innovative work to drive up standards. Frontline services, business support and a campaign to improve school attendance were all praised at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards ceremony in London on Thursday 18 June. The awards were for: Best Council Service Team […]

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Ellis Guilford staff and pupils celebrate ‘Good’ Ofsted

Ellis Guilford staff and pupils celebrate ‘Good’ Ofsted

Strong leadership has been praised for turning around Ellis Guilford School and Sports College which had serious weaknesses two years ago. Standards of teaching, behaviour, achievement and attendance are now all rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Inspectors said the Head Teacher and governors at the secondary school in Bar Lane, Basford, had overseen huge changes. […]

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