Author: Catriona Candler
Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:30 by Catriona Candler
Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2016 15:24 by Catriona Candler
Every two months the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Looked After Children and Care Leavers meet at Westminster to discuss issues regarding children in care. On Wednesday 2nd March it was all about children's homes, the title was
How can we ensure... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 11:24 by Catriona Candler
Yesterday was a lot of fun, for the second year running we took a coachload of our children down to Windsor for a day trip to LEGOLAND. We went on rollercoasters,the pirate ship, log flume, driving course, river rapids and lots more.
It was great to have helpers... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:02 by Catriona Candler
We've had a fun-filled, super busy week at the annual CiC Summer playscheme. 30 children and young people aged between 5 and 12 years attended the scheme on at least one day during the week.
What were the best things about the playscheme?
Playing football, going... Read More »
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 were taking part in the Leicestershire Schools Music Service Summer Festival as part of the Vocal-Ease choir which was made up of around 100 young people from... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:04 by Catriona Candler
Posted: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:22 by Catriona Candler
For the last 2 nights Leicestershire's deserving Children in Care have taken over Loughborough University's Student Union. Over 150 children and young people were recognised for their amazing achievements in lots of different areas, from amazing GCSE results... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:37 by Catriona Candler
The 2014 CiC Summer Playscheme has started with a bang! It was a great day today. We made our very own Rascally cakes (aka. mud pies), ate disgusting cake (aka. yummy jelly Sam had painstakingly made), played bench-ball and did some super hard team challenges.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:54 by Catriona Candler
Tonight Beacon Voices sang at Wembley Arena!! We were taking part in an event called Voice in a Million, which is a mass schools concert. Over 5000 children and young people took part, but Beacon Voices was one of the few choirs chosen to sing some songs on... Read More »
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.
The events were movie-themed and everyone came up to... Read More »