Breaking away from care

Breaking away from care

In a great Channel 4 documentary, ‘Superkids: Breaking Away from Care’, Lemn Sissay met seven young people who are in the care of their council and set out to help them express their experiences through words and perform them to a packed theatre of...
She read as she cradled

She read as she cradled

You part of me Every day your history Every tomorrow your destiny Every growth your mystery Every mother wants a baby Like you Every laugh your personality Every look your clarity Every word your stability Every mother wants a baby Like you Every hiccup a comedy Every...
Exploring Henry VIII’s wine cellars

Exploring Henry VIII’s wine cellars

The Takeover Challenge puts children and young people into real-life decision-making positions in organisations. Children gain a valuable insight and gain experience of a workplace, while organisations benefit from a fresh perspective on their work. Paige was given...
What people think

What people think

A discussion on how other people view young people in care, highlighting the positives and challenging common misconceptions. Do you agree? Drop us a comment below! Voices of Care, Coventry Huge thanks to Voices of Care Children in Care Council, Coventry, for sharing...
Do you have a story to tell?

Do you have a story to tell?

This article was written for IMO by foster carer and best-selling author Cathy Glass. She is happy to answer any questions you may have on writing – just drop her an email at cathy@cathyglass.co.uk. Take part and write for IMO Do you have a story you want to...