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#fostermagic fancy dress competition

As part of Sons and Daughters Month we are running a fancy dress competition for children and young people in fostering households. This year’s theme is #fostermagic to shine a light on the magical moments the young people involved in fostering have experienced.

We are looking for fancy dress ideas which represent a favourite moment, event or aspect of fostering.

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Write one or two sentences about the inspiration for your outfit.
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sons & daughters
Autumn 2018 - Autumn 2018

Six sons and daughters of foster carers have been awarded The Fostering Network’s Outstanding Contribution by Sons and Daughters Award, as part of the charity’s annual Fostering Excellence Awards.

The announcement of the winners comes at the start of Sons and Daughters Month - The Fostering Network’s campaign every October to celebrate the vital role that the children of foster carers in welcoming fostered children into their families and ensuring successful fostering placements.

Award winning sons and daughters

Foster carers’ children are a vital part of many fostering families. We spoke to the winners of our 2017 Outstanding Contribution by Sons and Daughters Award to find out why they love being a part of their fostering family and what it was like winning a national award.

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Our sons and daughters are truly amazing

Aimeé is a countywide children’s project worker for the Fostering Recruitment Assessment Team and Therapeutic Fostering Team for Essex County Council. She has worked for the local authority for 11 years and as part of Sons and Daughters Month she shares her perspective of fostering.

Unconditional love

For the last 12 years Niamh has grown up as part of a fostering family. She has shared her experiences in this blog as part of Sons and Daughters Month.


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