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Children and families news

The innovation of the Council’s Through Care team has seen them shortlisted in the prestigious Social Work Awards.

Through Care heads for awards glory

Published on Wednesday, 09 October 2019

The innovation of the Council’s Through Care team has seen them shortlisted in the prestigious Social Work Awards.

Coventry gets backing for greater support for children and families

Published on Thursday, 03 October 2019

Coventry’s Children’s Services has successfully applied to be part of a programme aimed at safely reducing the number of children entering care and improving family stability.

Coventry care leavers aspire and achieve

Published on Wednesday, 02 October 2019

Coventry’s care leavers are aspiring and achieving more than ever before with massive increases in those going to university.

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Superkids get new award nomination

Published on Friday, 20 September 2019

An inspiring documentary featuring a number of Coventry’s looked after children has been nominated for a prestigious award.

Pictured: Young athletes and swimmers with the Lord Mayor, her Consort, senior councillors and games sponsors’, Sergio Requena-Rueda Branch Secretary for the West Midlands from Unite and Roger Medwell from Medwell Hyde Ltd.

City recognition for International Children’s Games competitors

Published on Monday, 02 September 2019

A group of young Coventry athletes and swimmers who recently competed in the International Children’s Games (ICG) in Russia have been praised for their efforts in representing the city.

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Coventry’s Superkids head to the Baftas

Published on Thursday, 28 March 2019

A documentary featuring Coventry’s incredible looked after children has been nominated for a Bafta.

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Coventry pupils receive National Award for Volunteering

Published on Monday, 25 March 2019

Coventry pupils have been presented with a national award to celebrate their volunteering efforts.

Care Leavers Local Offer Launched

Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019

A packed St Mary’s Guildhall has heard how everyone has a role to play in improving the life opportunities for our young people.

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Sleigh Ride adds Christmas magic

Published on Friday, 14 December 2018

Local businesses have been thanked for bringing Christmas cheer to families across Coventry.

Have your say on Children’s Services

Published on Friday, 07 December 2018

Coventry City Council's Children’s Services redesigned its services a year ago and we’re keen to hear from service users to build on the significant improvements that have been made.

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Coventry’s Superkids make their voices heard in ground-breaking documentary

Published on Thursday, 22 November 2018

A group of Coventry’s incredible looked after children will be the stars of a Channel 4 documentary using poetry to talk about their own experiences of the care system.

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