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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

Newsletter - December 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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Aberdeen Picnic

SACS Aberdeen had our picnic at Aden Country Park on Saturday 29th July, and it actually stayed dry, " woohoo" it was lovely and warm and mosty sunny💥😎, no need for the gazebo, ( the box made a great car track though 🤣 ). We think a great time was had by all, here's a few of the pictures taken of the fun we had on the day. Thanks to all who attended. Christmas party next 😁😍 ...
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Teddy Bears Picnic and Story Telling 2017

Places still available We are delighted to say Ailie Finlay will be coming back to us during the summer holidays with some more of her stories.  Like previous years, we plan to have a choice of times for families to come on the day. The date is Friday 11th August and the two sessions will be at 1pm and 2.45pm. All teddies and their owners are welcome!  Bring your own picnic, we plan to eat in the garden if the weather is good, otherwise it will be an indoor picnic followed by stories. Some of you will know the drill ...
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