Changes to the exam system for 2017

Changes to the exam system for 2017

As parents anxiously await their child’s A-level or GCSE results coming out in the next few days, here is a helpful guide to explain how both sets of exams are slightly different this year… A new type of A-level was introduced in 2015 and the first results will be published in August 2017. Certain subjects […]

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Council sends good luck to Nottingham students awaiting exam results

Council sends good luck to Nottingham students awaiting exam results

It’s a nervous time for teenagers as they await their A-level and GCSE results but they have been assured that there are plenty of options in Nottingham – whether that’s education, training or employment. Councillor Sam Webster, Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Business, Education and Skills, has wished students good luck as they prepare […]

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Awards seek to recognise those who help others in Nottingham

Awards seek to recognise those who help others in Nottingham

Nominations are being sought to recognise the efforts of people in Nottingham who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of others. The Michael Varnam Awards 2017 will particularly champion those who work tirelessly in the city’s more disadvantaged communities. They take their name from former Sneinton GP Dr Michael Varnam who dedicated 35 years […]

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Nottingham reflects on successful 10 years since introduction of smoking ban

Nottingham reflects on successful 10 years since introduction of smoking ban

Health professionals have praised Nottingham’s positive steps over the past decade since the national smoking ban was brought in – but insisted there is still work to be done. It was at 6am on July 1, 2007, that smoking was outlawed for indoor public spaces and workplaces across England – overnight the image of smoky […]

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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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Nottingham children show off their artistic skills to celebrate city’s rich diversity

Nottingham children show off their artistic skills to celebrate city’s rich diversity

Schoolchildren in Nottingham have created 80 pieces of artwork to fill an exhibition promoting cultural diversity. The Nottingham Big Tent opens on Monday (June 19) and visitors to Old Market Square will have the opportunity to walk through and see the pictures on display. The project involves 35 local schools and has been funded by […]

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