Children’s Quarter AGM and Guest Speakers 10 May

Children’s Quarter 2019 AGM is 10am-1.30pm on Friday 10 May at Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH.  As well as the essential business of reviewing the Co-op’s progress, agreeing priorities for the next year and electing a new Board to represent Members between General Meetings, we will be welcoming as our special guests:…Read moreRead more

How the Co-op Works Training 16 April, Kings Heath

Join us  6-7.30pm Tuesday 16 April Upstairs at All Saints Centre, Kings Heath to look at Co-op Values and Principles in practice and how to get involved in the Children’s Quarter. Children’s Quarter is a co-operative of member organisations committed to Co-operative Principles: Voluntary and Open Membership Democratic Member Control Member Economic Participation Autonomy and Independence…Read moreRead more

AGM Notice for Members

The Children’s Quarter company Annual General Meeting takes place at 10am on Friday 10 May 2019 in the Deloitte Room at Midlands Arts Centre, Edgbaston B12 9QH. The formal business for members is to consider the accounts and directors’ report; elect directors to serve for the year ahead; agree audit arrangements; and consider any resolutions…Read moreRead more

Inclusion Fusion Grants for Members

More details about small grants to fund parent consultation and inclusive service provision which will be available from Children’s Quarter in Summer 2019 will appear here shortly. If your group would like to work co-operatively with another CQ member to provide an inclusive service for children and young people in consultation with parents, please email…Read moreRead more

Sports to Inclusion – 24 Jan 10-12.30, Hamstead Hall

We’re looking into how schools, groups and organisations are making opportunities for inclusion through sport and physical activity. One quarter of Birmingham children and young people are at risk of being left out from the mainstream- through disability, mental health or other needs, and a wide range of other factors; Children’s Quarter members and supporters…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real – 12 December

Meet up with Members at All Saints Centre, Kings Heath on Wednesday 12 December 10-11.30am to discuss creativity in inclusive practice and how to construct sensory environments.  Children’s Quarter Co-op Members: The Glue Collective will be leading a hands-on sensory demonstration; All Saints Youth Project, Parks for Play, Dens of Equality and others will be…Read moreRead more

Why Improving School-Community Links Matters

Schools are increasingly ‘hiding’ children and young people who don’t ‘fit the box’; Children’s Quarter wants to improve the links between schools and communities so that ALL young people get a good education.  We’ve been highlighting the way school exclusions are being used – and in November 2018 held a Children’s Quarter event on improving…Read moreRead more

Schools & Communities – Cooperating for Inclusion Nov 20 Birmingham

Join Tim Brighouse, Mick Waters and Children’s Quarter Member Groups at this event looking at how schools and communities can work together better for vulnerable children.  The Children’s Quarter Co-operative is aiming to develop and launch a charter describing how schools and communities can work together better, at the event on November 20. DOWNLOAD THE…Read moreRead more

Inclusive Health – 13 September Digbeth

If you care about how children and young people – including those who are disabled or who experience mental illness – are served in Birmingham, then please come to this open event on Inclusive Health organised by Children’s Quarter (and stay on for some lunch and to join us as a supporter).  Inclusive Health Children…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real: Chelmsley Wood, 14 June 10am

Meriden ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND Thurs 14 June 10am at Moorend Avenue B37 5TB ALI WOOD  Chair of Meriden Adventure Playground Association hosts the first  Children’s Quarter Learning for Real event – a series of informal occasions when we go out and about to find the difference Member organisations make. Join Ali, her colleagues and other CQ Members for the morning…Read moreRead more