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Useful websites for online learning

Hello! Our Virtual School have compiled a list of the best websites that offer FREE learning resources, ideas, activities, lessons and more, for you to use at home. Click here for your free Online Education Guide for children All age groups and most curriculum areas are covered. Some websites may require you to create a username and password to…

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How to talk to your child about COVID 19

The current messaging around the Coronavirus (Covid 19) can be worrying for children. It’s OK for them to be curious and concerned about family and friends, and we can support them as best we can. We’ve listed a range of advice for children and young people of all ages that we think could be helpful in explaining the virus and…

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Vicky Ford MP supports Adopt London launch

Children and Families Minister Vicky Ford supports Adopt London, as they launch their service to adopted children and their families in the capital. She speaks of her new role and how adoption can be transformative for children. The launch of the latest Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) – Adopt London – means children can find loving families more quickly, and…

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Wash Away Coronavirus: a guide for children

Now is a good time to remind your children about the Coronavirus and what they can do to join the whole country in helping to contain the virus. Click here for the Camden and Islington Coronavirus Poster for Children produced jointly by Camden and Islington councils. It explains; What the Coronavirus is? What the symptoms are? Why everyone is…

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Helping children during COVID-19 containment period

There is a lot happening in our world right now that can cause many of us to feel anxious, especially the current Coronavirus (Covid 19). Children and young people may be feeling scared or confused by all the changes happening to their routine, which can be unsettling. So with the help from our friends at Aspire Adoption Services and…

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Carrie and David Grant celebrate with Adopt London

Adopt London celebrated its official launch in the capital this week. Celebrity couple Carrie and David Grant – who have four children, including their adopted son, joined representatives from the four Regional Adoption Agencies (RAA) making up Adopt London. The TV presenters, probably best known as judges on the talent show, Fame Academy, as well as for their regular slots…

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LGBT+ Adoption Week celebration – 2-8 March

From Monday 2 March, adoption agencies around the country join the week-long campaign to raise awareness of adoption (and fostering) in the LGBT+ community. The Adopt London Regional Adoption Agencies in the North, South, East and West of London support the new Why Not You? campaign. Together we’ll be tackling the myths around becoming an adoptive parent within the LGBT+…

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Good advice to keep your child safe online

The internet really is an inspiring and positive place to be, today we highlight some of the advantages of maintaining an open dialogue with your children about their internet use. For some children, the internet, and social media in particular, could be an unsafe place for them. So, good advice is to be prepared and up-to-date on the fast paced…

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LGBT+ History Month 2020

Adopt London has a great record of LGBT adoptions in our 23 London boroughs, and this LGBT+ History Month, we’re joining many organisations in celebrating this exciting and celebratory month. Families from the LGBT community continue to change the lives of many of our most vulnerable children, and across the 23 Adopt London…

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