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A parents guide to Emojis

Online Safety Series

As a parent, and smartphone user, you may know what Emojis are. Popular amongst young people, we investigate whether Emojis are as innocent as they seem. Today is National Emoji Day! Emojis are small images used in messages to covey a person’s thoughts or feelings. We are taking this opportunity to delve into the darker […]

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Foster parents to receive free childcare

Free childcare

Foster parents to receive 30 hours free childcare Fantastic news, from September all Foster Parents will have access to the Governments ’30 hours free childcare’ initiative; another great step in the right direction by providing Carers with the same rights to free childcare, as other working families in the UK. Foster Parents will now have the […]

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How do I become a foster carer?

It’s ‘how do I become a foster carer’ day! We know that the fostering process can seem confusing and daunting, so we have simplified it all for you below. What is a foster carer? Foster carers are ordinary people that come from all walks of life but are extraordinary in their ability to open their […]

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Episode One: Foster Care Solutions Podcast

This is episode One: Foster Care Solutions Podcast. A fantastic way to kick of Foster Care Fortnight 2018. Our wonderful Carer; Julie talks to us about her fostering story…so far. Let us know what you think? Get involved in the conversation via our social media channels!  Follow Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with […]

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Who needs fostering

It’s ‘who needs fostering’ day! We are exploring why children come into foster care and the types of children you could expect to foster as a carer. According to Coram BAAF, on the 31st of March 2017, there were 72,670 children in the care of local authorities in England. Out of those, 53,420 children were […]

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Foster Care Fortnight 2018

Foster Care Fortnight

Its’ nearly Foster Care Fortnight 2018! It is only TEN days until we join The Fostering Network and many, many others in celebrating the start of #FCF18 Foster Care Fortnight 2018. What better way to kick things off than participating in a Thunderclap. A Thunderclap is a coordinated, mass social media posting to raise awareness of […]

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A parent’s guide to Fortnite

Online Safety Series

As a parent, you may have heard of the game Fortnite, a hot topic of conversation in the media recently, with controversy over its suitability for children. Suzanne, a mum and a guest on the daytime TV programme, ‘This Morning’, confessed that her son ‘stopped socializing’ and became ‘obsessed’ with the game. She states that […]

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Egg-cellent Easter Art

Egg-cellent Easter Art Our fantastic young people here at Foster Care Solutions got involved in our Egg Competition, first prize has gone to the EGGcellent “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!” design, and we also have three EGGstremely good runners up! (sorry about the terrible puns…)  

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13 Egg-cellent Easter Activities

 With the Easter half term approaching (as well as the promise of that long weekend), you may be in need of some fun activities to keep the little ones entertained. Luckily, we have come up with 13 egg-cellent ideas of things to do and places to go in your area! The Great Outdoors 1. Hall […]

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#NAW2018

  National Apprenticeship Week 2018 As today marks the end of National Apprenticeship Week 2018, we want to celebrate the apprenticeship scheme and its positive impacts. Why an apprenticeship? For many people, choosing an apprenticeship may not be the most apparent choice and it’s something that is often overlooked. However, apprenticeships have many benefits for […]

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