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:

Sparkling Success?

Nursery World Finalist Logo

St Paul’s Trust is proud that the Children’s Centre has been shortlisted for the Nursery World Awards 2015 in the category of Working with Parents for its ‘Sparklers’ project. Nursery World said “This is a tremendous achievement against incredibly tough competition this year, congratulations.” The results will be announced in September.

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St Barnabas NurseryA New Home!

After three years at Ark Tindal School, our small nursery is on the move. Due to expansion at Ark Tindal we have had to relocate to the Balsall Heath Initiative centre in Clifton Road. Although staff and parents are sad to leave Tindal, they are looking forward to opening their new doors in September.

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Girl and GoatsA super Sunny Success!

Our Farm Open Day, held on 25th April, was a super sunny success. Hundreds of families enjoyed a day in the sunshine taking part in environmental, art, craft and sporting activities.

The undoubted highlights of the day were the chance to meet Bramble, our new pony and to watch a rare demonstration of inner-city sheep shearing!

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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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