Tags: Voice

Hello and Welcome Back!

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:10 by Tim Clare

Hi Everyone.

Happy New Year to you all. I hope you all had a wonderful festive period.

I hope you are all happy to be back at School or College and are working hard on your studies.

I am pleased to inform you of the dates of this year's Children in Care Achievement... Read More »

Tags: Education, Voice, Awards, Virtual School, Trips, University

Virtual School Music Event

Virtual School Music Event

Posted: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:00 by Sam Langridge

Calling all budding musicians in years 7 - 10.

Over February half term there is the chance for you to attend a 5 day workshop in a real professional studios in Leicester. During the week you will be able to have a try at the drums / guitar and singing as well... Read More »

Tags: Education, Voice, Trips, Fun, Virtual School, Youth Workers

CiCC in the Corridors of Power

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

"Care Leavers should be willing... Read More »

Tags: CiCC, Westminster, APPG, Voice, Stereotypes

Tall Ships 2016

Tall Ships 2016

Posted: Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:15 by Sam Langridge

Well it is the pre-event tonight where all the young people who are coming on Tall Ships this year get to meet, find out about the trip and get to know the staff a bit. We plan to create our first group post tonight so look out for that popping up over the... Read More »

Tags: Education, Trips, Voice, Virtual School

Our Trip to the APPG

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

How can we ensure... Read More »

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

UKYP Procedures Group

UKYP Procedures Group

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

Ashleigh was recently elected as the East Midlands Representative to the UK Youth Parliament Procedures group. This group is the main organising committee for the UKYP annual sittings and makes the decisions that guides the development of UKYP. Prior to this... Read More »

Tags: UKYP, Voice

Beacon Voices shoot a Music Video

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

A National Voice visits our CICC

A National Voice visits our CICC

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:59 by Sam Harvey

The April CICC meeting was observed by Rosi from A National Voice. Rosi is writing a report for the government on Children In Care Councils and had asked to come and see how ours are run.

We were really happy with her report as we got some really great feedback.... Read More »

Tags: CiCC, Corporate Parenting, Voice, APPG, Board, meetings

The Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire's Young Person of the Year Awards

The Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire's Young Person of the Year Awards

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:00 by Catriona Candler

Last Thursday evening County Hall was the venue for the 7th Annual Lord Lieutenant's Young Person of the Year Awards. These awards were set up by the Lord Lieutenant (who is the Queen's representative in Leicestershire) and recognise remarkable young people... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Volunteer, Voice

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