Subject tag: Children

09 August 2020

The Corona Collection is a book of poems, distributed free to all Year 6 pupils in Enfield; a collection of digital resources to help children through the pandemic and afterwards; and a live poetry reading in front of Enfield Town library on 20th August; but, first and foremost, it's a 'con-verse-ation' between poet Cheryl Moskowitz and local children, parents and school staff.

07 August 2020

A TV news report on the plight of Noah's Ark Children's Hospice and why it needs to raise £500,000 in order to recruit more nurses and carers to help children and their families at home.

22 July 2020

The first project for which money is being raised by the new North Mid Charity is the revamp of a 'secret garden' for young patients at the hospital.

21 July 2020

Stitch! is now back to opening six days a week and activities in the shop are recommencing, alongside online sessions using Zoom.

01 July 2020

The Child Poverty Action Group has launched a campaign to keep travel on London transport free for under-18s.

16 December 2019

Pupils at an Enfield primary school have collaborated with their music teacher to make a single about climate change and a YouTube video where the children talk about the threat of global rising temperatures and the part that reforestation can play in reducing the rate of temperature increase. All profits will go to the TreesForCities charity.

11 September 2019

At the Charity Today awards ceremony on 7th September Noah's Ark children's hospice was named Charity of the Year.

24 August 2019

New government guidance issued this week will simplify the process for organising play streets. It will no longer be necessary for organisers to advertise the temporary road closures.

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18 June 2019

It is Refugee Week from 17-23 June, and there are seven 'simple acts' to raise awareness of the refugee experience. One of them is to 'share a story' in order to learn more about the point of view of refugees themselves. Helen Swinyard shares The Boy at the Back of the Class. (Originally published in Tottenham Community News)

06 March 2019

Paws and Read is coming to Palmers Green Library on Saturday 9 March! If your child is an unconfident or reluctant reader or has additional learning needs, they'll benefit from reading to Hotspur!

08 October 2018

Young Voices Pop Choir have released a video of their 2018 summer camp

09 September 2018

Donating just £10 will help Noah’s Ark build North London’s only children’s hospice building and support more than 1,200 babies, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. The Ark will complement our existing Hospice-at-Home services, providing 24-hour end-of-life, post-death and bereavement care, overnight stays and sensory, music and art rooms.

04 September 2018

My name is Courtney Hagen Ford, and I am a student at Royal Holloway University of London. I am working on a PhD project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, which is looking at how parents use technology to keep an eye on their children and teens and how this is responded to.

09 January 2018

Enfield libraries offer several weekly rhyme and story sessions for babies up to age 5. <?php$ogImage = 'https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DTBNPwfXcAAIu8M.jpg';include.......

22 November 2017

The following figures are taken from a press release regarding London Councils' pre-budget submission London has experienced significant funding cuts The 2017-18 local government finance settlement confirmed cuts to core funding of 26% in real terms over 3 years. This comes on top of a cumulative cut to core funding of over 50% in real terms since 2010-11, meaning core funding from central government to councils will have fallen by 63% in real terms over the decade to 2019-20. London.......

16 October 2017

Play in a Day - Chickenshed’s Autumn Half Term workshops for children aged 5 – 11 years. Over the course of an enjoyable day, children will participate in story-making, dancing, drama, singing and play. The children will work together in the morning to develop creative ideas that will then be developed in the afternoon – ending the day with a sharing of a short performance. The workshops are on Monday 23 October, Tuesday 24 October and Wednesday 25 October from 10am.......

02 October 2017

Give an hour's salary to help build Noah's Ark Children's Hospice - the first such hospice in North London. {youtube}h3g7iZDfUmQ{/youtube} Noah’s Ark currently supports over 160 children who are seriously unwell, 230 of their siblings and 350 of their parents / guardians. Our dedicated team do this by providing holistic, bespoke care. We need to provide more care for more children and their families. We need to construct The Ark, a specialist children’s hospice building........

02 October 2017

Talkies volunteer Kate Braithwaite will be among the friendly faces welcoming you to the Little Shed of HorrorsWondering what to do with your little horrors at Halloween to keep them away from trick and treat mischief?  If they're 11 or older you can treat them to a trip to a Little Shed of Horrors where they (and you) can hear some live (well, undead) music, focus on some fright-inducing faces and marvel at a monstrous movie. This horrid invitation is extended by Talkies.......

08 August 2017

This article originally appeared on the Rethinking Childhood website and is republished with the permission of the author, Tim Gill. This week marked a milestone in the UK street play movement, with the publication of three new reports. The first is an evaluation report by the University of Bristol [pdf link], published by Play England, which looked mainly at the health outcomes for children. The second is a report [pdf link] from Playing Out, the Bristol-based national hub for street play, of.......

26 July 2017

Enfield Council is currently consulting on the following: Enfield Children's Centres: "providing the right services at the right time, think family, build family resilience and develop our workforce so that we continue to improve outcomes for families" Housing allocation: Letting social rented homes Parking Penalty Charge Notices Social Care Charging Policy Temporary Accommodation Placement Policy A list of current consultations is always available at www.enfield.gov.uk/consultations........