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Young Carers

Below is our updated Young Carer's leaflet.

 

View document young_carers_leaflet.pdf

 

 

Young Carers Events

Christmas 2020

The Young Carers enjoyed Christmas movies and a festive 2 hours, they watched Home Alone and had hot chocolate, marshmallows and goodies including sweets and gift vouchers. Even though they could only be in their Year group bubbles, it all went down like a treat! 

 

Easter 2021

All the Young Carers enjoyed an Easter egg hunt, they all hunted for the coloured eggs and won a personalised box with lots of choccie!! The winner who found the golden egg received a large Easter egg prize!

 

EKST 2021

The Young Carers attended numerous events including The King's School rec centre where they participated in First Aid skills, games and spinning classes!

Another group also attended the Outdoor learning event in Deal where they made dens, practiced archery, built campfires and did lots of pond dipping. All of these were provided for by EKST.

 

 

News

Our Ambassadors

The Staff and Students of St Anselm Catholic School Canterbury had an opportunity to learn and reflect on the day to day life and challenges of a Young Carer.

This was thanks to the bravery and the collective effort of the following Young Carers Ambassadors.

We render immense gratitude to them, for their readiness to share their unique and touching experiences eloquently and with a smile on their faces.

The Young Carers Assembly Week this year , which coincided with the Young Carers Awareness Week, was a huge success and will forever be remembered in this school community.

Award

St.Anselm's has recently received this award in recognition for its developing support for the young carers within our community.

We are grateful and inspired to continue with our work

Award Certificate

Try Angle Award

E.C of St Anselm's Catholic School is shown receiving her award from Try Angle Awards Evening. She received the Canterbury & District Award for Young Carer/Good Friend.

Imago

"We are a social action organisation delivering diverse services and supporting individuals, organisations and communities across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London."

Amazon Smile - Imago

Imago is now listed as a charitable organisation on Amazon Smile.

Help contribute towards the wonderful work they are doing with Young Carers.

How?

  • Simply create an Amazon account if you don't already have one
  • sign on to: smile.amazon.co.uk
  • Choose from the name of the charity you wish to support from the drop down list
  • Now 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products will go to your chosen charity.

Carers Support

"We aim to ensure Carers are recognised, listened to, and offered information and support that is focused on their own needs and wellbeing, enabling them to continue care, where they choose to do so."