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Pancake Day Ideas

Futures For Children Pancake Ideas With Pancake Day nearly here we have compiled a quick overview of fun, quick and easy ideas for you and any little pancake chef’s.   Jaguar pancake: (Makes 1 large pancake) Ingredients: 2 large American style pancakes 1 strawberry 1 tsp hazelnut chocolate spread ½ small banana 1 grape 2 blueberries […]

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Sexual Abuse Awareness Week 2018

Sexual Abuse Awareness Week A staggering 1 in 20 children in the UK are reported as have being sexually abused. These make for unsettling statistics. As a parent/Carer education and awareness are key in the journey to preventing Child Sexual Abuse. When our children and young people are going to be in a possibly risky situation we equip them […]

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Safer Internet Day 2018

What is Safer Internet Day? On the 6th of February 2018, people from across the UK will unite, pledging to make the internet a better place, on Safer Internet Day. Now recognised globally, Safer Internet Day (SID) has grown rapidly in recent years, aiming to protect child and young internet users and create a better […]

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We reached 500 likes!

A Quick Thank You   A quick post to say a huge thank you! We have reached, and surpassed, 500 likes on Facebook! This is wonderful news and is all thanks to you! Without your continued support, we wouldn’t be able to provide help for those children and young people who need it most.  Find […]

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Nick Barnsby Interview

Get to know us: Director, Nick Barnsby

At Futures For Children, we understand the importance of building life-long relationships. Each week we will share a short interview with some of our fantastic staff from Futures For Children and the Futures Group. This week it is one of our Directors, Nick Barnsby.   Hi Nick, thank you for taking the time to meet […]

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christmas letter free template

Free Christmas Letter Template

With Christmas right around the corner, we are running out of time to get our Christmas letter to the big jolly man in the North Pole! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Download our free printable Christmas letter template by clicking the link below, so you can get them sent over to him and his […]

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Skills To Foster Training

Skills To Foster Training

  Last week we held our Skills To Foster 3 day training course at our Futures For Children Southend Office . It was a fantastic opportunity filled with speakers, trainers and guest foster carers who discussed what people could expect and to arm our prospective carers with the tools and knowledge that they would need on their fostering […]

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A Guide to Attachment – and how it can affect peoples’ lives’

Books aimed at helping Looked After Children

“A Great And Informative Read On Attachment!” We have recently finished a copy of ‘A Guide to Attachment – and how it can affect peoples’ lives’, written by John Timpson. Online you’ll find reviews singing it’s praises- ‘One of the most comprehensive books on Attachment ever.’ The book is aimed at helping those who themselves […]

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Foster Carer Ambassadors Toni

Foster Carer Ambassadors: Our Story

Our Foster Carer Ambassadors Tell Their Story As a company built by Foster Carers, we understand the information that is important to those enquiring into the world of fostering. We wanted to be as transparent as possible with prospective Foster Carers as fostering is a different experience to each individual. We decided to work together […]

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Letter X – Bullying over Social Media

Online game raises new cyberbullying concerns. ‘Letter X’ is the latest craze sweeping the nation – it encourages children to post cruel insults towards an intended victim. “Letter X” is being played using the app, Snapchat. Snapchat is consistently found to be the favoured platform when cyberbullying. Concerns have been raised about the suitability of […]

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