Ofsted has published findings of a monitoring visit into children’s social care in Hull, focusing on children in care.
Inspectors visited Hull on 18th and 19th November, which followed a previous two-day monitoring visit in June, which reported improvements in services for children in need and those subject to a child protection plan. A full inspection of Children, Young People and Family Services took place in January 2019.
Hull City Council is one of 20 local authorities across the country to be successful in a bid to be part of research funded by the Department for Education into how children’s social care support, offered through the school setting, could enable safer outcomes for children at risk of harm.
The council has been awarded £252,864 to deliver the Social Workers in Schools (SWIS) programme, part of the What Works for Children’s Social Care research.
A local fostering agency is urging more families to become foster parents once their children leave the family home for university.
With over 200,000 18-year olds from across the UK being offered a university place this year, Orange Grove fostercare, which provides fostering services in Beverley is looking for more parents to open up their hearts and homes to welcome children in need of care, support and love.
As part of their national tour starting at London’s Leicester Square Theatre, Five Star Swing are coming to Beverley on Sunday 26 March with “Swing ‘n’ Sinatra”.
Parkway Cinema and Theatre will host an evening of Vintage Swing, featuring classic songs from Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller and many more, performed by the famous Five Star Swing multi-instrumentalists and singers.