POD Allotment July 2012

The produce on the allotment has started to grow well with the wonderful week of sunshine we have had, The carrots and some of the potatoes were ready to harvest, the lettuce is hand picked regularly and continues to grow well.

DREAMS Holiday Programme 2012 Update

The second week of the DREAMS programme started on Monday, this week the weather has not been so fine but we have managed to dodge the showers and have a wonderful time with even higher numbers of children attending. The children have really got on board with the olympic theme, embracing the olympic values of…

DREAMS say thank you and goodbye to Carole

The successful Summer 2012 DREAMS programme ended today, the children have enjoyed two amazing weeks of activities and thankfully the weather was very kind. Children and staff in each of the four groups: Farrah, Pendleton, Wenlock and Manderville all contributed to a farewell poem and certificate to present to Carole to say “thank you” for…

Friends in Nechells Trip to Chatsworth

Today thanks to an award from the Tesco Charity Trust our FiN (Friends in Nechells group) visited Chatsworth House and Gardens in Derbyshire, the sun shone and we all had a fantastic day. Tesco Charity Trust’s generous donation of £1,000 has enabled the continuation of the Nechells Plus and Fit group which meet each Wednesday…

DREAMS Olympic Theme Art Work

Primary school children from 4 local Nechells schools – St Vincent’s Catholic primary, St Joseph’s Catholic primary, Nechells Primary and St Clement’s primary – took part in their own Olympic-themed summer holiday programme this year from 23rd July – 3rd August inclusive. A total of 126 children accessed the DREAMS (Dynamic, Rewarding, Enriching Activities made…