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Early intervention so important…

The principle of early intervention has always been at the heart of the GOL action plan and, if ever there was an ideal time to convince the doubters, now is it. Following the outbreak of looting that hit our city centres over the summer, early intervention has become a buzz-phrase associated with arguments on how […]

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121s in action…

I must admit that I was nervous that school might not be the best place for the intimate coming-together of girls with Big Sisters. I suppose I was thinking back to my own school days and those dreary buildings designed to facilitate a regimented, authoritarian learning process. As soon as the bell rang for end […]

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Outdoor fun!

Before we started the Big Sister 1-2-1 mentoring sessions at the Sir William Stanier School we organised an outdoor group activity session for the girls and their Big Sisters. What did we achieve? Well, we all got wet, for a start!. One of the activities involved pouring buckets of water into a big steel tube […]

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Big Sister Pilot Party

What fabulous fun – 20 lucky girls from Sir William Stanier School met 20 lucky Big Sisters. There were luxury goody bags, balloons, slides and music at the the launch of the first Big Sister mentoring programme. Parents, teachers, supporters (Cheshire East Council, Cheshire Constabulary, Wulvern, MMU), The Mayor of Crewe and the Girls Out […]

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