It’s time we talked about aspirations

I’ve heard teachers complain, ‘the trouble with kids round here is they don’t have any aspirations.’ I’m never sure what they mean.Read more

Maternity Leave – what it means to me

Maternity Leave. For me that has meant 8 months off work to look after our new cherub.Read more

The P Word

I’m going to give up using the P word because I’m tired of defending common sense against prejudice and fantasy.Read more

What is it like for a child living in poverty when it snows?

As I look out of the window and see the snow falling to the ground yet again I have to wonder how poverty proofed the weather has been! What is it like for a child living in poverty when it snows?Read more

Self-Harm – Challenging assumptions

In this blog Rhoda Morrow, Counselling Coordinator in our Young People's Service, challenges assumptions on why young people self-harm.Read more