Archive by category Children and Families

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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Nottingham schools win money for helping disadvantaged children

Nottingham schools win money for helping disadvantaged children

Five primary schools in Nottingham have each won £1,000 for the work they’ve done to help disadvantaged children achieve their goals. 430 primary schools nationwide have been given the money for their improvements as part of the Pupil Premium Awards 2015 The schools in Nottingham who have won the prize are: Carrington Primary and Nursery […]

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