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Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month Competition 2016

Added: Mar 13, 2016 | Competition | Updated: Mar 15, 2016


2016 is the year of the Rio Olympics and European Football Championships in France. So accordingly, the theme of this year’s NATT+ Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month Competition is great sporting or physical achievements.

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British Values and the Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Child

Added: Jan 6, 2016 | Conferences | Updated: Mar 19, 2016

NATT+ Conference 2016

NATT+ are pleased to announce the success of the 2016 Conference.  Materials from the conference will be available to members soon.

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Added: Apr 28, 2016

President’s report: NATT+ Conference “British Values and the Gypsy Roma Traveller Child” 2016

Conferences, General News

President’s Report


The NATT+ annual conference “British Values and the Gypsy Roma Traveller Child” was held on 11th March at Aston University Conference Centre and once again it was a great success. Throughout the day there were presentations from seven speakers, drawn from the various communities and agencies who work with the communities. These followed the introduction to the event by NATT+   who outlined the importance of working together in times of constrained budgets and of great change within the education system that is affecting the opportunities of many within the travelling community.

The day’s discussion and workshops provided positive direction and some answers for educationalists and the communities themselves.  The move of many schools to become Academies and away from Local Authority control was mentioned and reflected on within several of the discussions; the announcement a week later in the recent national Budget that all schools would eventually become academies made this discussion all the more timely.

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Added: Apr 19, 2016

Ruby and Rosie and Penny (of course)


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Ruby and Rosie a book by Cindy Lee Upton, reviewed by Claire Lockwood. Good for preschools and early years’ settings, especially those with Gypsies and Traveller children in them.

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Added: Mar 18, 2016

Letter from Nick Gibb regarding GRT Stakeholder’s Group

NATT+ News


In November last year Baroness Whitaker wrote to the Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb, asking about the future of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) Education Stakeholder Group.

Baroness Whitaker subsequently received a response which you can download and read in full below. She was assured that: “The Government …

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