Tall Ships is on the way

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:46 by Clare Kimberley

Eight very excited young people asking us:

"Are we nearly there yet?"

Tags: Trips, Education, Website

Beacon Voices at De Montfort Hall

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:00 by Catriona Candler

On Wednesday 24th June, Beacon Voices had their first concert at Leicester's De Montfort Hall.

We really enjoyed meeting new people and singing with the other school choirs.

I enjoyed doing it because it had one of my favourite songs in it.

Tags: Choir; De Montfort Hall; Beacon Voices

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Posted: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:04 by Catriona Candler


The film which was created as a result of the trip to Auschwitz - 'Unheard' was screened on both evenings and was extremely well received. We hope that Unheard will soon be on this website.

Tags: CiCC, Holocaust, Unheard, Film, Education

Celebration of Achievement Awards 2015

Posted: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:22 by Catriona Candler

Beacon Voices performed, as well as a cornet player, solo singer and duet and trio renditions of Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud'. There were special awards for Academic Achievement, Personal Attainment and Bravery among others.

Tags: Awards, Beacon Voices, Corporate Parenting

Half Term Activies

Posted: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:23 by Sam Harvey

Wondering what to do in Half Term?

Come and join us on one of the following...

Monday 20th October - Alton Towers - Age 13-18 years

Friday 24th October - Legoland - Age 7 - 12 years

Cost of the trip is £10 per person

Tags: Trips, Corporate Parenting

CiC Summer Playscheme 2014

Posted: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:37 by Catriona Candler

When asked what they didn't like about the day everyone I spoke to said 'nothing', because they liked everything! :)

We're going to be putting photos up every day, so keep an eye on the gallery here and see if you can spot yourself!

Tags: Beaumanor Hall; CiC; Summer; Playscheme; 2014

VIAM 2014 - Beacon Voices

Posted: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:54 by Catriona Candler

We had an awesome night singing, dancing and even meeting Matt Cardle! Our groupies came in the form of carers, social workers, other fabulous CYPS staff, Walter McCulloch and even Lesley Hagger! :) Thank you so much for supporting us, it meant a lot!

Tags: Trips, Corporate Parenting, Choir, Beacon Voices, VIAM

Celebration of Achievement Awards

Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:22 by Catriona Candler

Over 200 children and young people from 5 years old to 25 years old received an award at the Celebration of Achievement Awards which were held at Loughborough University on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

Watch this space for photos from both events.

Tags: Celebration of Achievement Awards, Beacon Voices, Corporate Parenting

Beacon Voices at Christmas

Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:33 by Catriona Candler

Beacon Voices is almost full, but if you are interested in joining do contact Catriona. Details here. New members will only be accepted after the choir's performance at Wembley Arena in late March 2014.

Tags: Choir, Beacon Voices, Carols, Christmas

UKYP Procedures Group

Posted: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:12 by Catriona Candler

This is a photo of Ashleigh receiving her certificate for being a runner-up in the Lord Lieutenant's Young Person of the Year awards.

Do you have any good news stories you would like to share on the Beacon? Let us know, we'd love to publish them!

Tags: UKYP, Voice