During these difficult times our dedicated teams are working around the clock to continue looking after our young people. To facilitate social distancing, our office based support staff will be working from home wherever possible and can be contacted using the numbers on our Contact Us page. We are still reviewing all referrals, offering placements where relevant, and planning for young people to move into our homes where it is safe to do so. Despite the challenges we all face during these testing times, we are committed to supporting you and our young people.
All our staff and young people were invited to join online in the making of fresh burgers together today - with superb results.
A list of ingredients was shared and utensils prepared as everyone got ready to join in. Those unable to participate were welcome to watch as the delicious burgers were put together. Check out this delicious bacon cheese burger. More sessions to follow later in the week - catsu curry, I hear.
Alongside the BBC's Short Story Writing Competition, we at Oracle Care ran our own version and encouraged pupils in our schools and homes to get their imagination working and put pen to paper to create an amazing story.
We were very impressed with the ingenious and imaginative stories submitted and the judging process was not easy, however we did finally agree on one outright winner, a 12 year old pupil from our Bedford School and below you will find a link to the story.
Last week pupils and staff from our Bedford School walked over 130 miles collectively, which surpassed their set goal of 110 miles or the equivalent of walking from our Bedford School to our Congleton School. This was no mean feat and was spread over the course of 5 days. Well done to all who participated for not just for achieving but going past the goal, and not least for raising £250 for Sport Relief.
Whilst increasing awareness about autism and how this affects many of our young people, some fun activities were added into the programme, such as Silly Sock Day on 2 April. This involved either creating a pair of silly socks in the art lesson or wearing a pair, and here are a couple of the silliest!