Parkside High CIC

Parkside High CIC

At a glance


  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Local / community
  • Mental health
  • Sports
  • Young people

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 


Our mission is to inspire, encourage and support young people to unlock their potential and achieve success.

Young people access the project to learn new skills whilst having fun and building relationships. We deliver programmes in…. Sport + Physical Activity + Youth Leadership + Outdoor Adventure + Forest Schools + Multi-Media + Art & Music + Volunteering and more.

Parkside High work across The Borough of Erewash and the wider area of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Based at The POD Youth & Community Centre in Ilkeston we also have a 2nd Site – Garden61 Youth & Community Allotment.


Parkside High are a not-for-profit youth organisation based in Ilkeston, delivering youth centred programmes including an alternative learning provision to disengaged young people, school holiday programmes and a community sport activities programme. We have delivered detached youth work on many occasions, usually as a reactive intervention to anti-social behaviour issues in the area and we offer 1-2-1 interventions to young people involved in serious youth violence.

We have a wealth of experience of managing a variety of youth projects that include Detached youth work, community sport programmes, youth forums, 1-2-1 mentoring, outdoor learning activities, youth leadership and volunteering and much more. We have a strong management team made up our Founder, a Project Manager and a Youth and Communities Development Manager, all of which have lived experience and multiple professional achievements in the Community and Voluntary sector, as well as other sectors.

Parkside have a passion for supporting the most vulnerable young people in society and have a history of delivering big National, regional, and local youth projects. 

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