Tags: Trips

Beacon Voices shoot a Music Video

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2013 10:02 by Catriona Candler

Last week Beacon Voices, the CiC choir, spent 2 days rehearsing, planning and shooting a music video. On Tuesday we practiced the song 'Sing' a lot at Embrace Arts. We also spoke to BBC Radio Leicester and the Leicester Mercury about the video and what we... Read More »

Tags: Trips, Choir, Beacon Voices, Beacon Hill, Beaumanor Hall, Voice

Beacon Athletic Shake the Shirt at Leicester City Game

Posted: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 11:52 by Sam Harvey

To celebrate the launch of the new Beacon Athletic football team we were given a wonderful day at the King Power Stadium courtesy of Leicester City Football Club.

We were invited to 'Shake the Shirt' before the kick off at the pre-season friendly versus big... Read More »

Tags: Beacon Athletic FC, Trips

Whats On - Summer Holidays

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:40 by Sam Harvey

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all looking forward to a lovely summer. Please check out the Coming Up Section in Things To Do to see what's going in the holidays.

For the under 14's we have a week long summer scheme from the 19th August. Everyone really enjoyed... Read More »

Tags: Trips, Corporate Parenting, Summer Holidays

Experience Ancient Egypt

Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:39 by Sam Harvey

On Saturday 29th June, 4 young people went to explore Queen's College Cambridge and learn about ancient Egypt. This is what they said-

'Today was a great experience, meeting new people and having a great laugh. I had a great time in the museum and painting... Read More »

Tags: University, Trips

Krakow Trip, Day 4: Wawel

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:47 by Catriona Candler


Wawel, is an area on a hill in Krakow which has a castle, cathedral and other old buildings. It's really beautiful and it was the warmest day we had (at 2C!). You can go and walk around for free, but we also went into the Palace and had an audioguide... Read More »

Tags: Trips, CiCC

Krakow Trip, Day 3: Schindler's Factory and the Krakow Ghetto

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 20:34 by Catriona Candler

The Ghetto

The Jewish Ghetto was set up in March 1941. What happened was that all the Jews of Krakow were forced to leave their homes and move into horrible, squashed, dirty houses in the Ghetto. They were only allowed to bring what they could carry and some... Read More »

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Holocaust

Krakow Trip, Day 2: Segways and Visting a Children's Home

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:20 by Catriona Candler

Segway Tour

Even though it was freezing cold we all went on a Segway Tour of Krakow on Tuesday morning. Some of the group only managed 1/2 the tour as it was so cold, but the rest went on and even had an amazing hot chocolate in Kazmierz. Not everyone stayed... Read More »

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Krakow

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