Archive by category Children and Families

Plenty of fun for the children this Easter holiday

Plenty of fun for the children this Easter holiday

Nottingham City Council Children’s Centres are gearing up for a host of events to keep the little ones entertained over the Easter holidays. There’ll be something for all the family including Easter egg hunts and Frozen-themed parties. There are 18 Children’s Centres across the city and they offer a range of free services and activities […]

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Clifton Young People’s Centre gets revamp to benefit children and families

Clifton Young People’s Centre gets revamp to benefit children and families

Nottingham City Council is officially reopening the Clifton Young People’s Centre after a major investment to renovate the building. Work took place in two phases and a ribbon cutting ceremony later this week (Thursday 26 March) marks the completion of the £518,000 revamp. The centre will become an important hub for providing activities and services […]

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Number of 16 and 17 year olds in education or training at all-time high in Nottingham

Number of 16 and 17 year olds in education or training at all-time high in Nottingham

A record number of 16 and 17 and year olds (92.3%) in Nottingham City are now in further education, employment or training. This means that Nottingham has the highest number of summer 2014 school leavers in further education, employment or training of all the Core Cities* and more than the national average which is 90.2%. […]

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Family Learning Service Free to City Residents Praised by OFSTED

Family Learning Service Free to City Residents Praised by OFSTED

Learning is more fun when the whole family’s involved – that’s the verdict from users of Nottingham City Council’s Family and Community Learning Service. Today, the service is celebrating after receiving a glowing report from Ofsted inspectors. The service received a ‘Good’ rating following a 3-day inspection in February. Inspectors were impressed that a high […]

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Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity launched

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity launched

Black cats. Walking under ladders. Red skies at night. All these superstitions will be put under the microscope by Nottingham schoolchildren at the launch of the first ever STEMWORKS Festival of Science and Curiosity. The festival programme has been organised by Nottingham City Council, Futures, The University of Nottingham and Ignite to highlight science based […]

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Advice if you’re concerned about scarlet fever

Advice if you’re concerned about scarlet fever

If you are worried or concerned about Scarlet Fever, Dr. Chris Kenny, Director of Public Health has this information and advice. There has been a recent national increase in notifications of scarlet fever to Public Health England. This is currently above seasonally expected levels. We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the […]

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