Children and families
Award-winning War Horse author Michael Morpurgo will judge a children’s creative writing competition as part of Yorkshire Festival of Story (YFOS 21), an online event happening next month.
Children from … More
A series of free videos helping Hull families to cook simple, healthy recipes together is now available online, released by Hull City Council.
The videos feature simple and easy-to-follow recipes, … More
Award-winning Hull theatre company Middle Child are celebrating their 10th panto anniversary this Christmas with a return to their spiritual home on Humber Street.
Middle Child’s Rapunz’ull, a take on … More
Hull City Council, in partnership with Hull Clinical Commissioning Group, is looking for SEND coproduction champions to help shape how services are delivered for children and young people with SEND.… More
There are less than three weeks until Hull Fair begins. The earliest stages of set-up have already begun, and it will not be long before Showmen and women begin arriving … More
Children and young people in Hull, and across the country, were asked to give their views on what the Government should prioritise in planning the recovery from the coronavirus outbreak, … More
Parents and carers of Year 6 pupils have until 31 October to apply for a mainstream secondary school place for their child for September 2022.
Families that live in Hull … More
Parents and carers of young children may be entitled to receive help through the Healthy Start scheme.
Healthy Start provides up to £24.80 a month per child under the age … More
Pupils and teachers in Hull have returned to full-time education better equipped to deal with the impacts of Covid thanks to a programme which has been designed to boost emotional … More
Hull Youth Justice Service (YJS) has received an overall rating of ‘Good’ following an inspection by HM Inspectorate of Probation.
Seven inspectors spent a week with the team and partners … More
Schools start back next week for the new school year, and the Hull Learning Partnership wants to ensure families know what to expect upon return.
Many national Covid restrictions have … More
Hull City Council has today confirmed, together with the Showman’s Guild, that Hull Fair will take place Friday 8 – Saturday 16 October (excluding Sunday 10 October).
The fair was … More
Freedom Festival returns this weekend with an extended 16-day programme.
The Festival, back for its 14th year, will take place in galleries, museums, theatres, empty shops and public spaces across … More
The popular Queen Victoria Square fountains will return on Monday 9 August.
The fountains were turned off during lockdown in accordance with public health guidance.
Councillor Daren Hale, leader of … More
Ofsted has published findings of a monitoring visit into children’s social care in Hull, focusing on progress for children in need and those subject to a child protection plan.
Inspectors … More
The summer holidays have arrived and there is a whole host of free activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy across the city’s fantastic museums and galleries.
From tours to … More
A new and exciting commission for Hull Maritime project escapes!
6 – 26 August, Hull city centre
The first major event to bring Yorkshire’s maritime heritage to life is to … More
Work is about to begin on a £4.4 million expansion of Kingswood Academy following an increase in demand for places.
The expansion is one of several schemes taking place across … More
Divers at the Deep in Hull today (Monday 2 August) were locked in a game of underwater chess.
Surrounded by sharks, fish and stingrays, the divers sat down for a … More
Time Team’s Professor Carenza Lewis will open a newly refurbished Medieval Gallery at the Hull and East Riding Museum this weekend.
The gallery will be unveiled for the first time … More
Panicking about what to do now the long summer break has begun? We’ve got your back.
Hull’s Healthy Holidays programme started on Monday with hundreds of free activities.
- For all
Hull’s Play Day event has expanded to three events for 2021, with the first of which took place at Alderman Kneeshaw playing fields on 28 July.
National Play Day is … More
Hull will be going chess crazy this summer with the city’s first Play Chess Festival.
The programme will last for three months and will take place across the city in … More
The £850,000 revamped splash pad at East Park reopens on Saturday 24 July.
Work began last October when water play specialists Ustigate fully redesigned the space and re-purposed the lower … More
Hull schools break for summer this week, and Councillor Shane McMurray, Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services, is taking the opportunity to thank schools, pupils and parents for their hard work … More
Two community events today (Tuesday July 20) will give people a chance to meet and reconnect.
The celebrations, taking place on Peel Park, Peel Street, and next to Pearson Park, … More
Marking the BBC’s 100 Novels that Shaped Our World, Hull Libraries will be celebrating the amazing impact of comic novels with a host of workshops, talks and story times next … More
Young People in Hull have selected the city’s third Young Mayor.
Amelia Franczak, aged 12, from St Mary’s College, was selected from 35 young people who applied.
The Young Mayor’s … More
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