Education Committee visits Pen Green Centre in Corby

06 March 2013

The Education Committee holds the second evidence session in its Foundation Years: Sure Start Children's Centres inquiry on Wednesday 6 March 2013.

Witnesses and venue

Pen Green Centre for Children and their Families, Corby, Northants, NN17 1BJ

At 2.00pm

  • Angela Prodger, Deputy Head of Centre (with the responsibility for nursery provision), Pen Green Centre for Children and Families
  • Cllr Bob Scott, Chair of Governors Pen Green Centre for Children and Families
  • Christine Wheelan, Head of Centre, Croyland Children's Centre & Nursery School
  • Ellen Wallace, Principal of the Woodnewton Academy Trust

At 2.45pm

  • Alex Hopkins, Director of Children, Customers and Education, Northamptonshire County Council
  • Diane Dinch, Locality Clinical Team Facilitator, Corby and Kettering Health Visiting Teams
  • Maggie McKay, Senior Coordinator, Home-Start Corby
  • Nicki Price, Chief Officer, Corby Commissioning Group, Willowbrook Health Centre

Purpose of the session

The session is intended to give the Committee an opportunity to hear the views of those responsible for running children’s centres, for commissioning services or working as partners with children’s centres on current Government policy in relation to Sure Start children’s centres.

The public session will be preceded in the morning by a private visit by the Committee to the centre.

Further information

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