FiNs Summer Visit to Evesham Country Park

The trip to Evesham Country Park that was planned for mid June but postponed because Zenia managed to break her toe and could not drive the mini bus, finally took place today and 14 FiNs enjoyed a day in the sunshine at Evesham Country Park followed by a delicious carvery lunch. Our arrival was delayed…

Smurfit Kappa Foundation Bookshare Project Celebration

Inspirational Bookshare Project in NechellsFrom September 2013 to July 2014 children in year 1 classes from five schools across Nechells have been involved in The Bookshare Project. Funded by Smurfit Kappa Foundation and managed by Nechells POD, the Bookshare Project has provided one book per month for eleven months to one hundred and fifty children.…

ICANB7 Fun Day In Bloomsbury Park

The ICANB7 Fun Day day started wet and windy but we have had some dry spells and the Fun Day has been well attended. There were lots of activities from Free@last, a raffle with some fantastic prizes, Messy Church, Weird N Wonderful Aimals, Birmingham Play Care Network, Football with West Midlands Police and Start Again…

DREAMS and Change Makers 21 07 14

The Summer 2014 DREAMS Programme started today, children from St Vincent’s, St Joseph’s and Cromwell will come to the POD every day for the next week to enjoy lots of fun activities. Today there was dance with Spilt Milk, Sport with Start Again CIC, Crafts with WFS and the Change Makers Programme with the sixth…

DREAMS and Change Makers 22 07 14

The DREAMS and ChangeMakers programme continued today the sun was blazing hot, there were no clouds in the sky and it has been very warm. Heartlands students continued with their theme of saving the environment and we were joined by Ian from WFS who is always a firm favourite with our children. Noran also found…

DREAMS and Change Makers 23 07 14

We were joined by Birmingham Scrap Store for our craft session today and everyone made Carnival Puppets with Emma and Becky. Change Makers were visited by Alan from Smurfit Kappa SSK who talked to the group about the importance of recycling. Alan also brought with him one of his brilliant poems which was all about…

DREAMS and Change Makers 24 07 14

Today we made carnival masks with Faith from WFS, enjoyed sports with Shantel and dance with Sarah. Our little stars enjoyed an afternoon session with lego, songs and stories with Noran to enable the Change Makers to enjoy a sports session with Start Again CIC. The Change Makers continued with their slogan tee shirts and…