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See Cirque du Soleil’s breakthrough ice experience, CRYSTAL!

20th March 2020

This spectacular show blends circus arts and the world of ice skating in a stunning new production that will take the audience on a journey into a whimsical frozen playground where ice skating of all kinds mingles with acrobatics and aerial feats.  Crystal, the misfit heroine, takes you on an...

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5 tips on teaching your child from home

19th March 2020

Focus on the core subjects Stick to the basics and don’t feel the need to overcomplicate things. The obvious important subjects are Maths and English so prioritise these and anything else you can cover is a bonus. There is an abundance of free learning resources online so use these for...

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Participate in behaviour and language research!

2nd March 2020

At the Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, they are performing research to determine whether the ability of children with cochlear implants to perform certain behavioural tasks, such as memory tests, is related to their understanding of speech and learning of language. They use functional near-infrared...

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Making memories and inspiring futures

12th February 2020

As Dragons’ Den backed Razzamataz celebrates 20 years of business in January 2020, thoughts turn to some of the incredible opportunities that have happened over the years. These opportunities change the course of a life for a young person and they are now seeing former students gracing the West...

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Get Active in Nottingham this half term

10th February 2020

Keep your little ones entertained and well exercised on a budget this half term. Beginning 17th Feb, affordable children’s activities will take place across the eight Nottingham City leisure centres. They’ve a special timetable for half term week, with welcoming family-focused activities...

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Nottingham gets curious!

8th February 2020

The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity is back and bigger than ever this February with a programme packed full of fun, free, hands-on activities aimed at all the family. The festival is all about taking science, technology, engineering and maths out of laboratories and in to our everyday lives.  On...

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Take advantage of Kumon’s maths and English Free Trial

6th February 2020

Kumon study helps children of any age and any ability to shine. Established for over 60 years, the Kumon maths and English programmes enable students to develop into confident, independent learners with strong, transferable study habits.  Kumon study equips students with core study skills that...

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Housing boost for East Midlands

6th February 2020

East Midlands house hunters are set to benefit from 907 new family homes as Countryside, a leading UK homebuilder, launches five new housing developments in the region.  First to launch is The Boulevard, which will comprise 160 homes and forms part of a £500m, 694-acre expansion into the...

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Happy 20th Birthday Perform!

5th February 2020

We chatted to founder, Lucy Quick. Working with children as a musical theatre actress inspired me to create a drama school that wasn’t about talent or auditions but instead had child development at its heart. From our very first class in Primrose Hill in 2000, we’ve used performing arts...

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Action-packed school holiday camp returns to West Bridgford

3rd February 2020

Nottinghamshire YMCA will be running the well-loved holiday day camp for 4-15 year olds, Camp Williams, through the February half-term holidays. Children and young people from across Nottingham can enjoy a wide variety of sports, artistic activities and exciting skill sessions.  Camp Williams...

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Foremarke Hall, Repton Preparatory School

27th January 2020

Foremarke Hall, Repton Preparatory School, is a boarding and day school for boys and girls, aged 3 to 13 years. Centred on a fine Georgian mansion and surrounded by 55 acres of beautiful grounds, Foremarke Hall inspires and captures the imagination of its children even before they have walked through...

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Highfields School rated “excellent”

13th January 2020

Highfields School has been rated excellent in its recent ISI inspection (June 2019).  The report found:  - The quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent  - The quality of the pupils’ personal development is excellent  “Excellent”...

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Escape: Lance Corporal Richard Jones

10th January 2020

Magician Richard Jones is set to stun audiences in 2020 with his nationwide tour Escape, following his hit appearance on ITV’s BGT: The Champions this year.  Richard Jones was the winner of the 2016 Britain’s Got Talent series and is a British Army soldier as well as one of the world’s...

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Kumon’s study programmes build confidence from the start

6th January 2020

Kumon study in Maths and English helps children of any age and ability to discover their full potential and achieve beyond expectations. Established for 60 years and followed in countries across the world, the Kumon’s study programmes enable students to develop into confident, independent learners...

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