Archive by category Children and Families

The 7th Annual Nottingham Young Creative Awards

The 7th Annual Nottingham Young Creative Awards

The best of Nottingham’s young creative talent will be on show at Nottingham Playhouse on Friday (15 May). Hundreds of people will attend the 7th Nottingham Young Creative Awards, which give people aged 13 to 24 who live, study or work in Nottingham the chance to show off their creative work, network with future employers […]

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Have your say on City Council website for children with special educational needs

Have your say on City Council website for children with special educational needs

Nottingham City Council is seeking views on the way it signposts help and support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The Local Offer was launched in September 2014 to offer information, advice and support, and continue to develop an online directory of services. It is part of the City […]

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There’s still time to have your say on City’s children’s centres

There’s still time to have your say on City’s children’s centres

Families in Nottingham have another two weeks to give their views on the way services are delivered in children’s centres. Nottingham City Council has extended its consultation asking people to comment on whether a greater partnership could be created between schools and children’s centres which are based on the same site. Schools would take over […]

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Providing a Safe Place for the city’s vulnerable residents and visitors

Providing a Safe Place for the city’s vulnerable residents and visitors

The City Council is pleased to announce that the Broadmarsh, Victoria and Mobile Travel centres have signed up to offer ‘Safe Places’ as part of the Nottingham Mencap scheme. Launched in October 2014, the Smile! Stop Hate Crime programme works in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and […]

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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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