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Children from local schools and pre-schools across Liverpool welcomed Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall to Liverpool Central Library on 12 February to mark two years of Story Starters – a reading programme delivered by national charity, Coram Beanstalk, which trains volunteers to work with children aged 3-5 and introduces them to the world of books and stories.
Young people | Friday 25th January 2019
Voices 2019, Coram Voice’s annual writing competition for children in care and care leavers, is open for entries.
Young people | Thursday 15th November 2018
New findings from the largest annual survey measuring the wellbeing of children and young people in care reveal that nearly half (49%) of 4-7 year olds and a third (33%) of 8-11 year olds do not fully understand why they are in care.
Yesterday (23 October) Coram hosted 'In the Footsteps of Thomas Coram', an event with Sir Al Aynsley-Green, the first children’s commissioner for England, to discuss the issues raised in his new book 'The British Betrayal of Childhood', and the impact that Thomas Coram has had on his career.
Coram joins campaign urging the Government to put children and young people at the heart of spending decisions
Ahead of the 2018 Budget, Coram is one of 120 organisations supporting the Children at the Heart campaign, calling for children and young people to be put at the heart of Government spending plans.
Peter Capaldi urges the public to get behind Coram’s Crowdfunding Campaign this National Read a Book Day
To mark National Read a Book Day, former Doctor Who star and long-time Coram supporter Peter Capaldi has called upon the public to support Coram’s crowdfunding campaign to enable us to send a copy of our new children’s book Captain Coram: Champion for Children to every school in the UK.
New research by Coram uncovers the positive impact of schools programme helping young carers to thrive in educationYoung people | Tuesday 4th September 2018
Today (4 September 2018), Coram has published a new report highlighting the positive impact a programme in schools is having on young carers’ wellbeing, confidence and academic attainment.