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Summer Newsletter 2018

Welcome to the Summer 2018 edition of the St Andrew’s Children’s Society newsletter, Reflections 18 . sacs_newsletter May 2018 In this issue, we are highlighting the Edinburgh Kiltwalk which is happening on Sunday 16th September. Join Society staff, choose one of the walks, ask friends and family to sponsor you and help raise funds for us. Jill Watson, one of our intrepid Senior Practitioners has cycled around Loch Ness and has raised over £480 for us. Happy 5th anniversary to our Aberdeen office. Following a review of two years work in developing Concurrent Care, we are now ready to launch ...
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LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

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Safer Internet Day 2018

St Andrew's Children's Society is proud to be participating in Safer Internet Day 2018 which will take place on Tuesday 6th February with the theme “Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you.” Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of schools and organisations join together to raise awareness of online safety issues and run events and activities right across the UK. SACS will be running two interactive, fun safer Internet workshops for Parents, Staff and Carers on Tuesday 6th February at St Andrew's Children's Society, 7 Johns Place Edinburgh, 10.30am - 12.30pm and 6.00pm - ...
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Preparation Groups

Interested in Adoption or Fostering? We still have spaces available for our Edinburgh Preparation Group starting on 26th January. Get in touch with our Duty Social Worker on 0131 454 3370 for more information ...
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Winter Newsletter 2017

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Christmas Party

Christmas Party 2017 Christmas Party 2017 ...
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Singing Workshop

We still have places available for our Singing Workshop. If you and your children would like to attend, please give us a call on 0131 454 3370 or email us at info@standrews-children.org.uk to reserve your space ...
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Aberdeen Kilt Walk – Iska & Chris Birnie

The Kiltwalk’s biggest and best ever year continued with an incredible event in Aberdeen on June 4. 1800 walkers made it the biggest ever Kiltwalk in Aberdeen to date.  Iska and Chris Birnie entered the walk on behalf of St Andrew’s Children’s Society. These Kilted Heroes have raised a massive £739.23 which, along with the fabulous 40% top up donated by The Hunter Foundation and also the proceeds of the charity dinner with President Obama, the final figure is £1,034.92 ...
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Theraplay Training

On Wednesday 6th September, over twenty parents and  social workers attended a Theraplay Traininig Workshop at John's Place. From the post training photo, they had a good time. Theraplay is a key aspect of the SafeBase Parenting Programme available from St Andrew's Children's Society. To find out more, contact Rita Grant on 0131 454 3370 ...
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Teddy Bears Picnic and Storytelling

We had a lovely Teddy Bears Picnic and Storytelling event today.  Some great art work by the children is still  on the path and steps, and is a cheery reminder of simply fun and play.       Ailie our story teller had the children and parents in the palm of her hand, as she told us about sausages, a teddy,   pies, berries,  and a funny little man with a wee green hat and a long beard! That apron of hers is amazing!   The children ( I think they are in practice for the Edinburgh Festival) were well involved, and participated beautifully ...
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