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New Key Stage 2 SATs: Information for Parents

From Summer 2016 onwards, Year 2 and Year 6 will be the first to sit the new Key Stage 2 SATs format. This can all be quite confusing, so we have put together this post including everything you need to know about the changes. The more rigorous tests and harder mark schemes in English and […]

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October Half-Term Family Activities

It’s important to keep your children busy and stimulated during the holidays, and with Halloween coming up there are a range of activities around Newcastle to do just that! Love Blakelaw are putting on a number of Half Term events for just £1 entry; the family Halloween parties (with arts and crafts) are on at […]

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Katie’s KFC Chicken Wraps and Clever Cookies

Over February and March Katie, our Cooking Club Leader, has been running a Cooking Club at our Blakelaw Hub as part of her Career Development Module at Newcastle University. Katie was able to run the club after raising £365 with the Newcastle University Yoga Society who have been sponsoring us this year (see previous blog […]

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Everyday Muslim: A Celebration of Muslim Heritage in the UK

WEYDA’s documentary ‘Young, Religious and Judged’ opened up an experience for the 11-16 year olds that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise. The WEYDA documentary that explores the views and opinions of different religions in the West End of Newcastle caught the attention of Dr Katherine Lloyd, a research associate for the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage […]

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Attention All Parents – ‘Because it’s good when we pull together’

Success4All has recently been granted £500 from The Cooperative Membership Community Fund (read more about the Community Fund here > ( The money will go towards developing Success4All as a Cooperative. We are going to set up ‘Parent Power’ groups in communities with the aim that; parents will feel more confident in supporting their children with their education, […]

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A Trio of Summer Schools

In the past, Success4All have ensured that they have run a summer school every year. Over the years the locations have changed, from our Kids Kabin Centre to Walker Technology College. This year, we aimed high, running 3 Summer Schools at Walker Technology College in the East End of Newcastle, and 2 Summer Schools in […]

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WEYDA Summer Action

This summer was the first time WEYDA held a social action project. Last Monday was the Multi-Faith Football tournament followed on Tuesday by the great Bake Off. Both days were a great success with many people from different religions and cultures came together to have fun. Monday 11th August saw the Christian Roma community church […]

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Success4All Celebrations

It was that time of year again when all of the Success4All family come together to celebrate the year we have had. The day started with the AGM meeting; children and young people, parents, volunteers, staff and the board of directors gathered together to discuss the challenges and victories of the past year and excitedly […]

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The Green Festival Fundraiser

  Last weekend Success4All had the delight of attending the Green Festival in Leazer’s Park after pitching ourselves a free stall (thank you Newcastle Green Festival). We were gifted with a free stall in the information tent. Besides the major down pours on the first day and the mud bath that followed, the festival was […]

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Push for Parents

Our Blakelaw community Learning Hub runs on Mondays and Thursdays every week after school. And every week after school our eight year old student Tahsan and his Mother Aziza have been determined to attend; only missing a few sessions in the one and a half years they have been coming. Tahsan and Aziza were the […]

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