Senior Managers Conference

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:06 by Judith Jones

On Tuesday 5th March 2013, Judith (Corporate Parenting Team Manager) and Priya (Chairperson of the CiCC) delivered a presentation about Corporate Parenting for the Chief Officers, Senior Leaders and Managers ( basically all the BIG bosses) of the County Council... Read More »

Tags: Corporate Parenting, CiCC

Takeover Day

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2013 16:08 by Catriona Candler

On a cold Monday evening in March some young people from the CiCC went to a Takeover Day event at Beaumanor Hall. There were other young people there from local youth councils, the County Youth Council and UKYP. Lots of the managers in CYPS (Children and Young... Read More »

Tags: CiCC, Participation, Takeover

The Holocaust Centre

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:08 by Catriona Candler

Last week, a group of us from the CiCC went to the Holocaust Memorial Centre near Newark, Nottinghamshire.

We went there to learn about the impact of what the Holocaust was like for single individuals from that era. We met and got to speak to a Holocaust survivor... Read More »

Tags: CiCC, Trips, Education, Holocaust, Sam

Open Space Event, London

Posted: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 17:24 by Catriona Candler

On Saturday 16th February, Priya, Sarah, Sam and Catriona went to London to take part in an annual event 'Working Together We Can Make Things Better'. There were CiC and care leavers there from all around the country as well as staff from different county... Read More »

Tags: CiCC, Voice, Trips, ANV, NCB

CiCC Christmas Parties

Posted: Sat, 22 Dec 2012 11:34 by Catriona Candler

The members of the CiCC work really hard at meetings through the year and so every summer and Christmas we have some kind of trip or party.

The 7-13's, and some of the 14+'s decided that they wanted to go to Laser Quest for their party. It was really good fun,... Read More »

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Christmas, Party

Beacon Voices on Tour

Posted: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 22:19 by Catriona Candler

On Monday 17th December, the CiC Choir, Beacon Voices, decided to do a few different types of performances. Since it was Christmas we thought it would be nice to sing for some people who might be finding this time of year harder than others.

The LOROS hospice... Read More »

Tags: Choir, Christmas, Concert

Website Group

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:20 by Catriona Candler

This amazing website you're on was designed and tested by a group of children and young people in care (obviously they had help from Loughborough University students in the Graphic Communication Department as well as Cuttlefish!).

We went to a few presentations... Read More »

Tags: University, Website

Snibston Day

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 17:16 by Catriona Candler

On a wet and grey Tuesday in the October half term, some young people and carers all met at Snibston Discovery Museum in Coalville. We played in the Wild Water area, investigated the science area and crawled through some fake coal mines. Some young people... Read More »

Tags: Trips, Family, Snibston

Celebration of Achievement Awards 2012

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:00 by Catriona Candler

On Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th of October County Hall was completely taken over by the brilliance of you!

Almost 200 children and young people in care attended the events over the 2 evenings. There was loads to see and do, facepainters, Mad Science, Wii,... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Celebration of Achievement

Participation Day, 1st Septemeber 2012

Posted: Sat, 01 Sep 2012 16:21 by Catriona Candler

On Saturday 1st September, 20 of us came to Beaumanor Hall. In the morning we brainstormed ideas to create a short video to promote the Promise Me campaign. This video might premiere at the Celebration of Achievement Events! We then spent the afternoon doing... Read More »

Tags: Beaumanor Hall, Promise Me, Team Building, Video