Supporting Our Communities

"Inclusion is a process of identifying, understanding and breaking down barriers to participation and belonging. Inclusive early years practice is about anticipating, paying attention, responding to and reflecting on the needs and interest" (Birth to Five Matters: 2021)

The information below provides some demographics about Nottingham City and provides resources to support Early Years Providers to support our communities.

The information below comes from the Nottingham City Council Strategic Plan 2023-2027;

  • Nottingham is a vibrant and diverse City of 323,600 people
  • Nottingham ranks 11th most deprived area of the country and 30% of our neighbourhoods are in the 10% most deprived wards in England overall
  • Nottingham City Council supports 573 Children in Need and 629 children on a Child Protection Plan.
  • High proportion of Black And Minority Ethnic Communities, 42.7%, compared to an average of 37.7% in other core cities (2021 Census) and 26.5% nationally¬†


For more information on how our communities can be supported, please see our Inclusive Resources page.