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Dealing with Bullies at School
17 Aug 2022

Firstly, you do not have to deal with this by yourself you have a support network which is here to help you!  If you are being bullied, please tell an adult; it can be someone like a teacher, a...

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Dream Big, Plan Hard, Do!
16 Aug 2022

Did you know that Steve Jobs and Nelson Mandela have both been in foster care at different times in their childhoods? The list of people that have made a significant mark on the world that were once...

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Mental Health for Teens
16 Aug 2022

Whether it is good or bad, we all have mental health!  Sometimes our mental health can need a little (or a lot) of support, or you may have a friend that is having a tough time of things at the...

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Let's Talk - About Sexual Health
16 Aug 2022

Is there anything you would rather do less than speak with the adults in your life about your sexual health?  It can feel awkward and embarrassing, or there never seems to be a good time to start...

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The art of budgeting! And why you need to know it...
16 Aug 2022

A huge step towards independence is learning the art of budgeting! Money is great to have, but if left unsupervised, it has a habit of disappearing.   Which if all you need to do is make sure you...

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Think U Know? Ages 8 - 10
16 Aug 2022

It is quite usual for someone of your age to spend a lot of time online, you could be messaging friends, making new friends whilst gaming or a whole host of other things!  However, when you are...

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Think U Know? Ages 11 - 18
16 Aug 2022

The online world is a place where most of us spend a lot of time, and just like the offline world, you can meet both incredible people, and people who are not who they seem to be.  Also, just like...

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Have you asked Frank?
16 Aug 2022

Talk to Frank has got to be one of the most honest and direct websites we could find about drugs!   They have a fantastic blog on drug peer pressure:  Feeling pressured to take drugs? Here are...

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Organisations you might find helpful!
16 Aug 2022

There are several organisations and charities dedicated to the care and support of young people.     The Children's Commissioner  The current Children's Commissioner for England is Dame...

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Voices Groups - Letter from NAIRO
Voices Groups - Letter from NAIRO
07 Apr 2021

It is great to see that the amazing working our Voices Group undertook is still being used and appreciated. We are very proud to have been able to pass this letter from the NAIRO (National...

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