St. Paul's Community Trust


Outstanding Childrens Centre We are proud to announce that, for the second consecutive time, our Children’s Centre has achieved 'Outstanding' at its Ofsted inspection. Ofsted described the Children’s Centre as having “An excellent understanding of the needs of local families and provide highly effective support at the right time.” Anita Halliday, Chief Executive said “We are thrilled that our staff have shown we are up there with the best in the country. So are the parents we work with, and our partner agencies, who are all part of the winning team.” Read more.

What's New:

Looking Forward to Spring!

Childen Planting Bulbs

Working with Balsall Heath is our Planet, the Forum and local residents, pupils from St Paul’s School spent a morning planting hundreds of bulbs to brighten the area’s newest park.

Thanks to their efforts, on a chilly day, we will be able to see snowdrops, crocuses and a host of daffodils burst forth in the spring.

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CatchingCarnival Of Light - A Sparkling Success!

Thanks to the effort of staff from St Paul’s Trust, along with kind support from many volunteers, the 4th of November saw the annual Carnival of Light take place. Families enjoyed watching light artists Spiralite juggle fire and twirl flaming hoops; children toasted marshmallows and carved pumpkins. The evening finished with a spectacular firework display enjoyed by the crowd.

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FamilyLearningFD1October Half Term Family Learning Fun Days

Balsall Heath Children’s Centre organised two very successful fun days for local families during the October half term. Both days were very well attended with 40 attendees on Monday 24th and 30 attendees on Friday 28th October. We were pleased to welcome mums, dads, grandparents and aunties….

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Junior College StudentsJunior College

St Paul’s Junior College has been developed to support 16 and 17 year olds who have barriers to education and employment. The college provides valuable practical learning and offers vocational qualifications as well as English and Maths. To enrol contact Thieba on 0121 464 8660 or email

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Tel: 0121 464 4376

St. Paul's Community Development Trust
Hertford Street
Balsall Heath
B12 8NJ

Registered in England & Wales: 1429707
Charity No: 508943

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