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232. Dropping off a donation

There’s a week left of the summer holidays and the weather is dismal, so the obvious thing to do? Some extreme housekeeping and home improvements! I may have got a little bit carried away and ripped up the hall floor with no exact plan as to what happens next, but that’s a problem for another day… 100 more words

Charity

Barnardo's Cheque Presentation

On Monday 14th July, Janet Meredith, Community Fundraising Volunteer Manager at Barnardo’s visited the school to receive a cheque for £706.11. The money was raised periodically throughout the year by Year 8 students through sponsored silences, a non-uniform day and a cake sale.

Kingsbury High School

Children’s Ghosts video launch

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but there’s no substitute for reading the book. My nine-year-old nephew Christopher has to read the book… 560 more words

Social Commentary

Promises of Home—A Review

Promises of Home—Stories of Canada’s British Home Children

by Rose McCormick Brandon 

Who will love my boys, treat them as their own… Who will love my girls, keep them safe and warm? 1,439 more words

Social Commentary

Is Rupert Murdoch running Australia?

Joe Hockey, in his new biography, states that the Australian PM, Tony Abbott,  informed US citizen Rupert Murdoch about his paid parental leave policy before he told him: the Federal Treasurer-  So it is perfectly natural to ask the question: … 997 more words

My Articles

Senate backs inquiry into children in out of home care - Exposing horrific sexual abuse

The Senate has supported the Greens call for an inquiry into children taken into care – terms of reference available on Senator Rachel Siewert’s website:  2,342 more words

My Articles

Historic child abuse: NSPCC to run another cover up?

It is deeply concerning that this government has appointed the NSPCC to run one of its enquiries into the extent and cover up of child abuse in British institutions. 370 more words

National Independent Inquiry Into Organised Child Abuse