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    LGBT+ History Month 2021

    LGBT+ History Month in the UK is coordinated by Schools Out UK, who aim to increase the visibility of the entire LGBT+ community, as well as the history, lives and experiences of the people within it. 

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    Express Yourself

    Children’s Mental Health Week 2021 is focusing on expressing ourselves, and we’ve compiled activities, events and resources for parents, children and young people to take part in.

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    Change and hope

    Change for me means progress and moving forward. Prior to the onset of Coronavirus I to a large degree seen change with some fear as I was moving out of what I knew well, was comfortable with, to something unknown.

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    5 gift ideas that do good

    These gift ideas won’t break the bank and will help support vulnerable children.

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    Children and Young People’s Mental Health and COVID-19

    Maisie Davies, Senior Policy and Research Officer at Barnardo’s spoke to Amanda Seyderhelm, a play therapist and author, about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

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    Volunteering on a wave

    Scott Roberts, from our media team, writes about volunteering with the Wave Project - a Barnardo's See, Hear, Respond referral partner who we have been working with during the pandemic.  

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    White privilege - a guide for parents

    One of the many things ‘white privilege’ means is that there are issues and topics that white people often don’t have to think about, including the realities of racism. We can’t control our ethnicity - but being more conscious of how racism does and doesn’t affect other people helps us to make things fairer for everyone in society.

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    International Literacy Day

    Tuesday September 8 is International Literacy Day, and is a great opportunity to talk to your child about their reading and writing skills.