ANV Regional CiCC Conference

Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 21:12 by Catriona Candler

ANV hosted a Regional CiCC Conference in March 2012. It was a really good evening hearing from other CiCCs and learning from them. The Beacon was well represented with lots of the CiCC members speaking about what our CiCC does. It was also really great to... Read More »

Tags: CiCC, meetings, Corporate Parenting, ANV


Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:20 by Catriona Candler

We all met up, first thing, at the Campus Centre Buildingand then walked together to the Edith Murphy Building. We were welcomed by Melissa Paige. We then were introduced to forensic crime scene investigation, which dispelled some of the myths created by CSI... Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, University

Cambridge CSI Day

Posted: Sat, 10 Mar 2012 16:56 by Catriona Candler


Tags: Trips, University, Education

Corporate Parenting Board

Posted: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:52 by Catriona Candler

The next Corporate Parenting Board Meeting is on Wednesday 1st August at 3pm.

We always make sure that there are some CiCC members there to represent you, so if you have any issues you want us to bring up, please contact Catriona and she will let us know!

Some... Read More »

Tags: Corporate Parenting, Board, CiCC, Social Workers, entitlements, meetings

Cambridge You-Niversity Trip

Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:05 by Catriona Candler

On a very early, cold and snowy February morning we met at Leicester station to attend another Cambridge University Day for CiC. It had an exploration focus, we learned about Antarctica and Captain's Scott's fated journey to the South Pole.

"I liked seeing... Read More »

Tags: Trips, University, Education

Participation Party

Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 18:01 by Catriona Candler

On the last Friday of the school holidays we had a massive party at Braunstone Civic Centre. It was great to have so many CiC, carers and carer's children there!

There was some party food and lots of activities to keep everyone entertained: a bouncy castle,... Read More »

Tags: Party, Christmas

Cambridge Languages and Culture Day

Posted: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 17:08 by Catriona Candler

A small group of 3 young people and Catriona met at Leicester train station at 7 am on Saturday 26th November, I know 7am!

At Cambridge station we were met by a student who took us to the Modern and Medieval Languages Faculty. There we took part in a seminar... Read More »

Tags: Trips, University, Education

You-Niversity Day 1, Cambridge University

Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 17:10 by Catriona Candler

A small group of 3 young people came on the first University of Cambridge open day especially for young people in care between Y7 and Y9. On arrival in Cambridge we met up with a University student who took us to St. John's College. After a quick drink we... Read More »

Tags: Trips, University, Education