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Monthly Archives: April 2020

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After the applause, will you still remember us?

Recently, one of our Social Workers Jade had an article published on BASW which calls on the public not to forget the 'shadow workers' when the crisis ends… We are people on the front line sacrificing our own health and wellbeing in an attempt to continue to protect and safeguard those who are vulnerable within [...]

By | April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council leaders call for funding for free school meals over Easter

Councils in England have been told they will have to find the money for meals themselves City leaders have said some of England’s most vulnerable children could go hungry over the Easter holidays because the UK government is refusing to fund free meals. Councils have been told they can continue to provide free school meals [...]

By | April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stay in your cave: the Gruffalo lends a claw to the coronavirus effort

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s characters step up to help children through crisis Who has terrible tusks and terrible claws, purple prickles all over his back – and always maintains a strict two-metre distance from others when outside his cave? The answer, as any young child knows, is the Gruffalo, but not as you have ever [...]

By | April 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Wash your hands’: Australian comedians create coronavirus music video for children

‘We figured what the world REALLY needs right now is another video of celebrities singing to their phones,’ says Zoë Coombs Marr  ‘Over a couple of Zooms, it got kind of Live Aid-epic.’ A screengrab from Wash Your Hands, a coronavirus-inspired song for children by Australian comedian Zoe Coombs Marr, The Listies (Richard Higgins and [...]

By | April 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments