National Performance Indicator (NPI)
Worcestershire County Council monitors the impact of children’s
centres in relation to ‘National Performance Indicators’.
Statistical data and anecdotal evidence is collected from each
children’s centre and other agencies regarding the level, quality
and impact of the services provided. Children’s centres are also
required to complete a Self-Evaluation Form.
The core purpose of Sure Start Children's Centres is to
improve outcomes for young children and their families, with a
particular focus on the most disadvantaged, so children are
equipped for life and ready for school, no matter what their
background or family circumstances.
Children’s centres provide a wide range of services. Agencies
and organisations work together to deliver services that meet the
needs of children aged 0 to 5 years and their
Worcestershire is a mix of rural and urban areas and has a
diversity of families and communities. Each children’s centre
offers services tailored to meet that community’s needs.
- Department for
Responsible for education and children’s
- Citizens Advice
service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial
advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.
- Action for
The centres are run by Action for Children in
partnership with Worcestershire County Council.
the UK's leading children's charity.
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The page is next due for review 18 September 2014.