Coventry Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017.
Coventry’s London Rd Cemetery, one of the top five historic cemeteries in the country, is bidding to get further grant support from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help with restoration works.
Young Coventry swimmers and athletes are reflecting on a successful International Children’s Games (ICG) event which included a bronze medal in the 50m Butterfly. Eighteen students represented Coventry in the games held recently in Kaunas City, Lithuania.
Coventry has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is now in a five-way race to win the title.
At Culture Coventry Museums we have a packed programme of exhibitions, workshops and events for school groups and teachers. Plus travel bursaries for pupils making two visits*
At Culture Coventry Museums we have a packed programme of exhibitions, workshops and events for school groups and teachers. Plus travel bursaries for students making two visits*
The Early Years Training Directory Autumn and Spring Terms 2017/18 (including Paediatric First aid courses) is available to download.
A new Religious Education (RE) syllabus has been agreed and will be available for schools in Coventry and Warwickshire ready for the 2017/18 school year.
£7300 has been raised by school children who ran the Dol-y-Moch Mile as part of this year’s Coventry Half Marathon.
Coventry has been boosted ahead of the UK City of Culture shortlisting as several arts and culture organisations have been awarded key funding status. Arts Council England has announced its new raft of National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) which means they receive funding and support to help ensure they can deliver art and culture in their areas.
Young Coventry athletes and swimmers, will be competing in this year’s International Children’s Games (ICG) to be staged in Kaunas City, Lithuania from 4 July.
Coventry’s Godiva Festival is set for a Sunday circus spectacular, thanks to the team behind the bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021.
A city primary school has scooped a PE prize for its tennis club for deaf and hearing impaired pupils.
Coventry City Council has vowed to continue its journey of improvement after Ofsted inspectors gave the authority’s Children’s Services a huge boost.
A joint statement from the Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Skipper, Council Leader, Cllr George Duggins, Deputy Leader, Cllr Abdul Khan, and the Leader of the Conservative Group, Cllr Gary Ridley:
Know Your Risk Roadshow in Coventry and Rugby will raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes
Workshops for Key Stages 1 and 2 and Early History CPD Event for Teachers at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.
The multi award-winning Coventry Musical Theatre Society proudly presents Monty Python’s Spamalot next week.
Coventry libraries are looking for volunteers aged 14 to 18 who enjoy spending time with young children to help staff run the Animal Agents Summer Reading Challenge 2017.
New travel bursaries available for 2017-18 for visits to Coventry Transport Museum and the Herbert Plus win a visit to the V&A in London
A ground-breaking new short film highlighting the need for foster carers who can help keep brothers and sisters in care together in Coventry is being launched on Wednesday 3 May.
Exploring Paintings through Sketching 25 May 2017 4.00-5.30pm Herbert Art Gallery & Museum £20 per person including materials and light refreshments Funded places available for Artsmark schools
Latest information about useful courses.
The Belgrade Theatre’s longstanding transitions programme for Year 6 will be touring Coventry primary schools again this summer.
Coventry City of Culture Trust are working with Coventry University to bring an exciting competition to schools across Coventry for all the city’s budding young photographers and film makers.
A spirit of collaboration for a positive future was the overriding theme of the first Coventry Skills Summit this week.
Coventry will be one of 14 cities chosen to host an HSBC UK City Ride this summer.
There will be fabulous furry fun for all as Open Sky Productions proudly present a new show ‘Hairy Fairy Tails’ taking place at Aldermoor Library on Tuesday May 16.
Parents and carers can pick up a free booklet at Coventry libraries offering tips on giving children a regular bedtime routine.
If you know someone who deserves recognition for the work they do, consider nominating them for a Good Citizen award.
For secondary schools and for the teachers of years 5 and 6 in primary schools.
New asbestos guidance published by the Education Funding Agency aimed at schools, and trusts in understanding their obligations and duties in relation to asbestos management in schools.
We are nearing the completion of the installation of the Impero Ed Protect system.
The Monthly Payroll Schedule for 2017/18, which includes the ResourceLink self-service deadlines for irregular claims, is now available.
A new guidance note is available regarding VOIP in schools.
The biggest book show on Earth comes to Coventry this Tuesday (28 February) as part of the city’s World Book Day celebrations.
New and amended asbestos management guidance has recently been published by the DfES.
Students have the chance to enter a competition to win their school £500 and have their piece of art in an exhibition in Coventry city centre. They could even meet the Lord Mayor and be in the news!
Health and Safety Standards in Schools document outlines the minimum standards to enable everyone to undertake their roles and responsibilities and fulfil their potential free from work related injury
Coventry libraries are looking forward to celebrating Harry Potter Book Night on Thursday 2 February.
We would love to support the children at your school and encourage them to be members of their local library. It’s free to come along and join the library.
This Friday (27 January), Coventry is joining communities across the UK to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2017.
Coventry City Council have made the consultation for family health and lifestyles services live to the public.
School children are being invited to support the Coventry Half Marathon and Plas Dol-y-Moch by running one mile of the main event circuit on Sunday 19 March.
Organisations across Coventry have been working together to produce an awareness video about hate crime.
Visitors to the city centre from schools should note that the Lady Godiva/Peeping Tom mechanism in Broadgate is not currently working.
Coventry City Council urges residents to look after the vulnerable in the predicted cold weather and protect themselves from flu and other winter bugs.
In our new Need for Speed STEM workshop, specially designed for upper Key Stage 2 and lower Key Stage 3, pupils will learn about British attempts to break the Land Speed Record and go supersonic.
The directory of schools and other educational establishments has been updated.
The new exhibition of contemporary craft at the Herbert 'Made in the Middle' is accompanied by a Teacher's pack and offers lots of opportunities for learning during and after a visit.
City College students and West Coventry Academy pupils have been helping the police identify community safety improvements in Coventry, particularly in areas they visit regularly.
Virgin Media has announced that homes and businesses in Coventry will be next to benefit from an ultrafast broadband and entertainment boost this year.
Jim Sweeney and John Robinson were presented with a Good Citizen Award today for introducing thousands of young people to sport, particularly four a side football.
A leading councillor is urging people to buy an extra gift and help make Christmas special for vulnerable young people.
The public is being urged to get flu vaccinations and not to delay ahead of the expected colder weather.
The excellent progress of Coventry’s primary schools has been celebrated in a national report published today.
A leading Councillor is urging people to buy an extra gift and help make Christmas special for vulnerable young people.
The festive season is upon us again and we need to consider our safety in the lead up to Christmas as much as at any other time of the year.
Take an eco journey through IKEA Coventry looking at many aspects of sustainability from water conservation to recycling to renewable energy.
Unnecessary workplace incidents occur because of simple failings such as poor housekeeping, poor condition or maintenance of equipment.
Including safe chemical storage and health and safety training for schools.
Agencies in Coventry are hosting drop in sessions for anyone who may be affected by Government changes to the benefit cap.
Free - a number of tall tambour units approximately two metres high and one metre wide, with fixed hanging filing available to schools/special units attached to schools/school nurseries etc.
Do you know a young person that would be interested in taking on a new challenge?
Arts Award Discover in a Day programme for pupils aged 7-11 with Culture Coventry Museums. Bursaries Available until March 2017*.
Transport bursaries available for school visits to Culture Coventry Museums!*
Policy Central is a system that helps you to enforce the acceptable use of ICT within your school and to protect your pupils.
The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Team and the Child Sexual Exploitation Team are moving office on Monday (13 June) to the fourth floor of Broadgate House.
One area that is often overlooked which can impact on your energy bills are the ASC (Authorised Supply Capacity) and Maximum Demand Charges.
Every few years the Council invites tenders for the supply of gas and electricity for its portfolio of operational property and schools.
Rio de Janeiro may be some 6,000 miles away, but supporters of Team GB are set to be taken closer to the action at this summer’s Olympic Games as Coventry is confirmed as an Official Team GB FanZone.
Coventry libraries will be celebrating Elmer Day on Saturday 28 May with fun stories, activities and displays across the city.
People in Coventry could miss out on having their say in the upcoming EU referendum because they haven’t registered to vote.
Celebrations have started to mark the 50th anniversary of the outdoor education centre Plas Dol-y-Moch.
For SENCOs, Inclusion Managers or staff with responsibility for pupils with SLCN.
Perhaps you may be thinking ahead to World Book Day on Thursday 3 March or to Children’s Book Week from Monday 2 May?
Coventry City Council’s Services to Schools process for 2016-17 has now begun and the necessary information and deadlines are set out below.
The Supplementary Funding Report, as discussed at the Schools Forum, is now available to view.
The schedule of SIMS training courses for the Spring Term has now been finalised.
Explore Coventry through the centuries – from dinosaurs to The Specials