• Cheshire Children's Fund learning mentor service: An evaluation

      Davies, Sarah; Thurston, Miranda; Killey, Mona; University College Chester (University College Chester, 2004-11)
      This report describes a learning mentor service based in a number of Chester primary schools and assesses whether the service is benefiting users, meeting Children's Fund objectives, and how the service is performing.
    • Ellesmere Port Sure Start parent satisfaction survey 2003

      Barrow, Marjorie; Rouse, Julia; Thurston, Miranda (University College Chester, 2003-11)
      This report discusses awareness of Sure Start, use of Sure Start services, satisfaction with services, and access to childcare in Ellesmere Port. Recommendations are made.
    • An evaluation of Pennies and Pounds: A financial literacy service commissioned by Sure Start Winsford

      Davies, Sarah; Thurston, Miranda; University College Chester (University College Chester, 2005-10-01)
      This report evaluates the Pennies and Pounds project which supports people who have questions about any aspect of managing their money. It is run by Vale Royal Citizen's Advice Bureau and funded by Sure Start Winsford. The evaluation aims to investigate access to the services provided, describe the implementation of the service, and explore the impact of the service on its users.
    • Evaluation of the Branches project: A family support service in Halton

      Artaraz, Kepa; Thurston, Miranda; University College Chester (University College Chester, 2005-07)
      The Branches project is a family support service funded by Halton's Children and Young People's strategic partnership. The study aims to explore the theoretical rationale and understanding of the service, explore professionals' understandings of 'parenting' and 'family support', analyse the experiences of service users, and explore the impact of the service on children and families.
    • Service evaluation of parent education in the Blacon Sure Start area

      Pearson, Charlotte; Thurston, Miranda; University College Chester (University College Chester, 2004-09)
      This report evaluates part of the Sure Start in Blacon.
    • Sure Start Blacon parent satisfaction survey

      Pearson, Charlotte; Thurston, Miranda; University College Chester (University College Chester, 2004-11)
      This report evaluates parent satisfaction with Sure Start in the Chester suburb of Blacon in 2004.
    • Sure Start Blacon: Parent satisfaction survey

      Pearson, Charlotte; Thurston, Miranda; University College Chester (University College Chester, 2004-11)
      This report evaluates Sure Start in the Chester suburb of Blacon
    • Sure Start Ellesmere Port parent satisfaction survey 2004

      Barrow, Marjorie; Thurston, Miranda; University College Chester (University College Chester, 2005-01)
      This report aimed to establish levels of satisfaction with services amongst families eligible to access Sure Start in Ellesmere Port and to promote Sure Start services.