Archive by category Children and Families

‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

A Nottingham City Council corporate director has been honoured in an annual awards ceremony celebrating women in business. Alison Michalska, who has responsibility for Children and Adults at the authority, scooped the Women In Public Service category of the Nottingham Post Women In Business Awards 2017. The awards have been held for the past five […]

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Local sports stars to attend Mellers Primary expansion official opening

Local sports stars to attend Mellers Primary expansion official opening

Three international sports stars will help to officially open the £3.35m expansion of a Nottingham primary school this week. Great Britain gymnast Ellie Downie, former world champion boxer Jawaid Khaliq and ex-England footballer Jermaine Jenas – who all hail from the city – will visit Mellers Primary in Radford on Thursday 16 November. Work on […]

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Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

A campaign in Nottingham which delivers free books to children has just passed its 100,000 milestone. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library since the Club chose to adopt the scheme as a project in 2012. Since then, donations have increased to […]

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Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

The importance of the wider family, together with strong professional support, is being highlighted this year as part of National Adoption Week 2017. The support and stability that can be provided by grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins is a vital part of the whole adoption process. The family unit, and the role that extended family […]

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The Primary 6 Partnership (P6P) To Lead the Way in Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools programme

The Primary 6 Partnership (P6P) To Lead the Way in Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools programme

The Primary 6 Partnership, a group of five Nottingham City primary schools, (Ambleside, Heathfield, Hempshill Hall, Old Basford and Rosslyn Park Primary Schools) based on six sites, is one of only 10 schools nationwide to be selected as a lead ‘school’ as part of the RSC’s national Associate Schools programme. The RSC Associate Schools programme […]

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City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

Services to protect and support children in Nottingham have been rated ‘good’ following an inspection by Ofsted. Children’s teams at Nottingham City Council were praised for creative ways of working that make a positive difference to children and families. Strong leadership and a clear vision have successfully created an environment where social work can flourish […]

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