Author: Eileen Sleaford

Being Matthew’s [aching] mum…
By Lucie Gregory, Matthew’s mum … Someone once said, “The days are long when you have children, but the years are fast”. I never really thought much about it, but [...]
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Being Matthew’s (tired) mum …
Hope everyone had a lovely time over the festive period and you aren’t too tired – I know I am!! When Matthew started school I thought I would be less [...]
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Charity Ball for Nottingham’s only Conductive Education Centre leaves its ‘Footprint’ by raising over £14,000
The 23rd November marked the second Little Footprints Ball – an event organised to raise vital funds to support Nottingham’s only Conductive Education Centre, Footprints CEC. Attendees enjoyed the glamorous [...]
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Local charity Footprints CEC confirms GB Paralympian Richard Whitehead MBE as its newest patron
Sneinton-based charity Footprints CEC, the city’s only Conductive Education Centre, is delighted to announce world record holder and paralympian, Richard Whitehead MBE, as its newest patron. The charity provides Conductive [...]
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Team effort for Nottingham’s only Conductive Education Centre at Robin Hood Half Marathon
Robin Hood Half Marathon Sunday 30 September 2018 #TeamFootprintsFundraisers are ready to run more than 13 miles for Footprints Conductive Education Centre in Nottingham on Sunday.         [...]
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Footprints appoints local residential developer Nic Jepson as new Chair of Trustees
Nottingham-based charity Footprints CEC, the city’s only Conductive Education Centre, has appointed reputable local residential developer Nic Jepson as its new Chair of Trustees. Nic takes over the role from [...]
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Footprints makes starting school easier with its conductive education expertise
Making the leap from nursery to ‘big school’ is not just a big moment for children, it can also a nerve-wracking time for parents – and this is no different [...]
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Fifteen Fundraise For Footprints – NCS Students Support Children With Disabilities
  Fifteen young people in years ten and eleven at School, and all taking part in the National Citizenship Scheme (NCS), have chosen to support Footprints Conductive Education Centre in [...]
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Make friends for life at Footprints Conductive Education Centre!
Monday 30th July marked World Friendship Day – a day dedicated to the celebration of friendships across the globe. Nottingham-based charity Footprints CEC, the city’s only conductive education centre, recognises [...]
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Team Footprints is setting the pace.
A few members of our staff team (and some of our parents too) are people who like to run, so it’s unsurprising that running is coming up in our events [...]
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CEPEG Conference 2018 presentations
It hardly seems one month since our Conductive Education Conference in Nottingham, and we’re still buzzing from the 5* delegate feedback – thank you! A few of the presentations can [...]
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Gold Medal Winner Richard Whitehead MBE inspires at Conductive Education Conference
Nottingham based charity, Footprints Conductive Education Centre (formerly School for Parents), hosted a thought-provoking and motivating 13th national Conductive Education [CE] Conference at The Park Inn, Nottingham on 12 May [...]
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Our final School for Parents Cherub’s Ball was a big hit, so save the date…
We’ll be back on Saturday 18 May 2019! There was an electric atmosphere from start to finish, and the Colwick Hall marquee looked magnificent (thanks to the Cherub’s Ball team). [...]
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‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Skins’ actor supports Nottingham charity’s new name
School for Parents is no longer – we are now officially Footprints Conductive Education Centre, empowering families with disabled children by following the practice and principles of Conductive Education. Changing [...]
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The Next Chapter, 2018 Annual Conductive Education Conference List of Speakers
We’re counting down the days to the CEPEG Conference on 12 May at the Park Inn, Nottingham. As a small charity we are delighted to have been selected as hosts [...]
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“Our son’s brain condition doesn’t give us any idea of what the future holds but we’ll have to see how he progresses. Even though it’s often upsetting and exhausting, he’s one amazing happy little three-year-old boy whose smile is contagious, and he’s worth it. He’ll be the best he can be as long as there are charities like FootprintsCEC looking after us.”

July 2020