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Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

12th December 2019

It’s the start of the Christmas term and all the Christmas razzmatazz will be on us before we know it. Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day is back on the 13th December. So mark the date in your school diary, sign up for your free fundraising pack. Swap...

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Change Lives - foster for Derbyshire

12th December 2019

Not every Derbyshire child has the chance to grow up in a stable loving home. But you can change that by becoming a foster carer. Derbyshire County Council is looking for foster carers who could give children of all ages and abilities an opportunity that could transform...

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Bright futures for theatre trained students

12th December 2019

If you think being a parent in today’s world is hard, take a moment to consider what it is like for children. With increased pressure from school, distractions with social media and the normal teenage angst, it is no wonder many young people are feeling lost. In...

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The stars of the show arrive at Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby for the premiere of their school nativity

12th December 2019

CHRISTMAS came early for children at a primary school when their school nativity play enjoyed a Hollywood premiere at one of the UK’s biggest cinemas this weekend.   Showcase Cinema de Lux in Derby rolled out the red carpet in true Tinseltown-style for parents, pupils, family and friends...

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Derby Grammar School Students Celebrate at Speech Night

14th October 2019

Student's achievements across all areas of life at Derby Grammar School were recognised at Speech Night. Academic, sporting, musical, creative and co-curricular success was rewarded at the event held at the Riverside Centre in Pride Park.  Headteacher,  Dr Ruth Norris, addressed the audience...

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Celebrate Autumn at The National Memorial Arboretum

14th October 2019

Celebrate Autumn at the National Memorial Arboretum with an array of exciting family activities. Using the FREE 'Global Friends' trail, discover animals from different countries which are represented on the diverse site. Alternatively, younger visitiors will enjoy using the Free Stick Man Activity...

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Change Lives Foster for Derbyshire

14th October 2019

At Derbyshire County Council, they're always looking for foster carers for children of all ages and abilities - but they currently have an increased need for carers for children with complex disabilities.  These carers provide family-based, long term and short-break foster placements for children...

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