Tags: CiCC

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 2 - Blog 6

Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:00 by Gareth Banks

Hello from the Virtual School (wahooo) Today we are in Buckler's Hard and it has been raining all day ☹. We learned how to put the sails up and down and how to tack the boat.

Tonight we are going to do some navigation and go to bed.

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Virtual School, Education, Year 11

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 2 - Blog 5

Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:20 by Gareth Banks

Kayleigh B Sian and Alannah are all choir members so have been encouraging us all with suitable songs as we haul ropes and tack the boat. Row row row your boat, big waves on the ocean and swim swim swim so far!

Tags: Trips, Education, CiCC, Virtual School, Year 11

TALL SHIPS 2016; Heading Home

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:08 by Gareth Banks

Hello all, today's final blog is written by Sam and Wendy your Virtual School staff.

We are on the minibus home now but had a great time and we didn't want the trip to end. Our favourite bits were

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Virtual School, Year 11, GCSE

TALL SHIPS 2016; A sunny day

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:11 by Gareth Banks

Today's blog post is by Kayleigh and Ana. Today we went to a saltwater swimming pool that had an inflatable obstacle course on. The water was very cold ... that must be why Sam cheated and hired a wetsuit! We got used to it though.

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Virtual School, Year 11, GCSE

TALL SHIPS 2016; Day 3

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:53 by Gareth Banks

Today's blog post is by TJ and Sophie.

Today we are feeling happy that the sun has finally shown as well as relaxed and content with the calm sea .. calm enough for a game of monopoly this afternoon!

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Year 11, Virtual School, GCSEs

TALL SHIPS 2016; Day 2

Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:01 by Gareth Banks

Today's blog post is by Ismat, I am here for my second trip as I got picked last year as the senior member. That means I get to come back and help support the younger crew members.

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Virtual School, Year 11, GCSE

CiCC in the Corridors of Power

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:30 by Catriona Candler

We are TJ and Rosie, we're members of the Beacon Children in Care Council. Today we attended the APPG for Children in Care and Care Leavers at Westminster, to discuss the topic of stigma, stereotypes and care. The debate motion was

Tags: CiCC, Westminster, APPG, Voice, Stereotypes

Our Trip to the APPG

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

Tags: Trips, CiCC, APPG, Westminster, Residential Care, Voice

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

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

KEEP THE MEMORY ALIVE

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