St. Paul's Community Trust


St. Paul's Community Development Trust is Outstanding!


St. Paul’s Community Development Trust is proud to have achieved the Ofsted grade of outstanding for the work of the Balsall Heath Children’s Centre. Dr Anita Halliday, Chief Executive of the Trust, said, “Our mission is to work with the community to create opportunities and achievements – this appreciation of success is wonderful.’

What's New:

Nursery On Fire!


On Wednesday 5th of November, St. Paul’s Nursery had an unusual bonfire in their playground, with help from Hywel and Jake who work at Balsall Heath City Farm.

A fire was set in a purpose made ‘Fire Wok’ for the children to watch and warm their hands by.

It was a lovely experience for children who had the chance to explore the open fire and to celebrate bonfire night…

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Carnival of LightCarnival of Light - A Spooktacular Evening!

The Balsall Heath Carnival of Light, held on the 31st October was a fun filled evening of face painting, lantern making, pumpkin carving, craft activities, games and fireworks.

The event was attended by hundreds of local families enjoying the activities in the unseasonably high temperatures. The finale of the evening was a colourful firework display, greeted by loud cheers from the crowd.

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Carnival of LightCarnival of Light - Tonight!

Tonight: 6.00-8.30pm at St. Paul’s Venture, Clifton Road, Balsall Heath… Carnival of Light

Join us for an evening of family fun with activities including: Lantern Making, Pumpkin Carving, Face Painting, Crafts finishing with a Firework Display at 6.15pm. Warming refreshments will be available throughout the evening.

For further details please call The Venture on 464 1888.

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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 or Matt on 0121 464 8660 or email

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BHCC referralsReferral for Children's Centre

For Professionals who wish to refer a family to the Children’s Centre.

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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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