DREAMS Easter Programme Friday 12th April 2013

Today was the last day of our DREAMS Programme, we would like to thank Adele and all the providers from WFS (Workshops For Schools) for making the workshops such fun. The wonderful support staff: Nicky, Oli and Suzanne who accompanied the children on all the activities and looked after them during the day and a…

Computers Over Coffee

As part of Spring On Line week today the POD hosted computer taster sessions for beginners. The sessions were organised by Maggie and Emily from CSV, which is an organisation that works alongside people to transform lives. Specialist volunteers from Newman University and Richard from Community IT Services helped our residents learn new skills, hints…

FiN Trip to Phantom of the Opera

Today we had the long awaited trip to the Birmingham Hippodrome to see The Phantom of the Opera, it was absolutley wonderful and was a really special afternoon. The group had saved weelky for the cost of the tickets and it was a great show. Unfortunately due to a sudden family bereavement one of the…

POD hedgehogs return to dolphins

The POD dolphin willow sculptures were trimmed and tidied today. Paul from Willowcraft turned our spikey hedgehogs back into beautiful shapely dolphins ready for this years growing season. They look much better after their trim and tidy up, they almost look ready to swim away!

Food Net Cook and Taste

This week Chris from Food Net made a delicious pasta bake with the Cook and Taste group, the POD was filled with the delicious aroma of cheese, tomatoes and lots of delicious vegetables, next week the group are making home made pizza – yum yum!

FiN Trip to the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

We had a fantastic trip to the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter this morning, the weather was wonderful and we learnt all about the history of the jewellery quarter which is so close to Nechells. We would like to thank Oliver Buckley and his team for the brilliant tour of the Smith and Pepper factory…

Aston University Experience 2013

Some pupils from year 5 in our Nechells EAZ schools: Cromwell, Nechells, St Clement’s, St Joseph’s and St Vincent’s all went to Aston University today for a day of fun, experiments, experiences and inspiration for their future careers. The young people learnt all about team work, had a tour of the campus and then became…