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We are absolutely delighted to share that our joint project with Smartlyte: ‘#Get Balsall Heath Reading’ scooped first prize in the Nursery World Awards, 2018 in the ‘Working with Parents’ category. Our entry was one of five shortlisted finalists. Despite the stiff competition our joint entry came out as a clear winner! It was great to receive our award and certificate in a glittering ceremony, held in London on Saturday.
We are delighted to share our project with Smartlyte, ‘#Get Balsall Heath Reading’ has been shortlisted for the Nursery World Awards, 2018.
This is the second consecutive year ‘#Get Balsall Heath Reading’ has been nominated and shortlisted and is huge recognition of the impact and success of the parental engagement work it is achieving.
Thanks to all the families, staff, volunteers and partners who came along to Sparkhill Park on 23rd August to join in the fun at our local launch of Birmingham Forward Steps. In Partnership with St Paul's Trust, we ran egg and spoon races, built a pirate ship out of recycled material and even said hello to the Bookstart Bear.
Last week, we were delighted to host our ‘Families Voices’ Consultation Event at Balsall Heath Children’s Centre, in partnership with St Paul’s Development Trust and Smartlyte.
The consultation was arranged as part of “The Community Cohesion strategy for Birmingham – Forward together to build a fair and inclusive city for all” outlines Birmingham City Council’s commitment and approach to promoting cohesion. The city consultation sought opinions and feedback via an online questionnaire.
Hall Green District launched their Holiday Kitchen Program on Saturday 28th July, at St Paul’s Trust Children’s Centre, Malvern Street, on the farm site. It was a resounding success with 82 children and parents attending.
Families were able to join in cooking a three course meal together, offering a variety of healthy choices including plenty of fruit and vegetables
Over the summer St Paul’s Children’s Centre in partnership with The Springfield Project and Holiday Kitchen ran a number of sessions for families. They were very well attended and families enjoyed the activities and making healthy food together. To find out more click here
Baby Club Open Day
Day: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Time: 9.30 – 12.30
Venue: St. Paul’s Trust Children’s Centre, Braithwaite Road, B11 1LB
1st – 7th August 2018
World Breastfeeding Week
The theme this year is ‘Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life’
This Saturday, 28th July, St Paul’s Children’s Centre is hosting a Holiday Kitchen Fun Day. If you live within the Hall Green District and have children under the age of 5 come along and join in the fun. We start at 11am at St Paul’s Venture, Malvern Street with lots of fun activities including art and craft, fun physical activities, animal handling and face painting, to name a few. (more…)
To celebrate the launch of the new health and well-being service for children under 5 and their families, we are inviting you to come along to Cannon Hill park and take part in some free art and craft activities. (more…)
Friday 24th August 2018 St Paul's Trust Children's Centre, in partnership with Springfield Children's Centre, will be taking parents from the Hall Green District to Southport. Please note this trip is now open for anyone to attend.We will be going by coach leaving at 8.30am and planning to return to Birmingham at around 8.00pm. There will be 3 pick up points:St Paul's Trust Children's Centre, Malvern StreetSpringfield Children's Centre, Springfield RoadSpringfield Children's Centre, Percy RoadTickets are £10 per person (regardless of age) and must be paid in full at time of bookingIf you would like to join us come along…