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29 September 2020

Walsall Schools shortlisted for award for best practice in attachment and trauma awareness

Two Walsall schools, Short Heath Federation School and Walsall Academy have been shortlisted for ‘The Alex Timpson ARC Attachment Award’. The award is sponsored by Sir John Timpson, who along with his wife Alex fostered over 90 children. Sir John recognises and celebrates best practice in school around supporting children who have experienced attachment and trauma.

07 July 2020

Enquiries from would-be adopters soar during lockdown

Adoption@Heart, the regional adoption agency for the Black Country has seen a significant rise in the number of enquiries from people wanting to find out more about adopting a child during the coronavirus pandemic.

Since lockdown began in March, more than 160 people have come forward to express their interest in adoption and the enquiries keep coming in every day.

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