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Refugee Week 2022 is a UK-wide festival celebrating refugees and people seeking sanctuary!

Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. Founded in 1998 and held every year around World Refugee Day on […]

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend 2022

There will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations throughout the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world as communities come together to celebrate The Queen’s historic reign. On 6th February […]

Shining Stars’ Team wishes you a HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS DIWALI

Shining Stars Fostering Agency wishes you all a VERY HAPPY, SAFE, PEACEFUL AND PROSPEROUS DIWALI!!! This year let’s celebrate the festival in the true sense by spreading joy and light up […]

Happy Day out to London Zoo with foster families

London Zoo – foster families day out   The Shining Stars Fostering Agency organised a trip to London Zoo for their foster families, including children in care and birth children, […]

Wembley Stadium Tour with our Young People

Wembley Stadium tour Shining Stars Fostering also organised a Support Group for our young people aged 14 and above, over the weekend. We took our young people to the famous […]

Happy Summer day trip to Southend on Sea 2021

Shining Stars’ Summer holiday day trip to Southend on Sea   We enjoyed a lovely day out together at Southend on Sea accompanied by staff, foster carers, young people and children. […]

It’s National Picnic Week!

National Picnic Week 19th to 27th June 2021 National Picnic Week takes place this June across the UK, so grab your blankets and baskets out of the cupboards and get […]

Vicky is running a marathon for the ‘Love the One’ charity!

Our lovely Safeguarding Social Worker, Vicky has agreed to run/walk a marathon in support of ‘Love the One’ Charity. ‘Love the One’ is a charity based in India that in […]

Shining Stars Fostering team wishes you a Happy Eid!


Job post: Supervising Social Worker

We have an exciting job oppertunity for the postion of a Supervising Social Worker. Why not apply? Please check the following link: Supervising Social Worker  Shining Stars is one of […]

Modern Slavery is closer than you think!

Modern Slavery and Child Trafficking Modern slavery is happening in the UK today and it is closer than we think, but the crime can be difficult to spot and can […]

Shining Stars Fostering’s Safeguarding Week starts 26th April 2021

Shining Stars Fostering’s Safeguarding Week starts 26th April 2021 Shining Stars Fostering Agency’s Safeguarding Week starts today, 26th April 2021. Safeguarding children is always our key priority at every step […]

England lockdown ease: Stage 2

What are the rules in England? Source: BBC NEWS More businesses can now open as part of Stage two easing of lockdown rules. Outside, six people or two households can meet […]


RAMADAN KAREEM 2021 Ramadan Mubarak! Wishing you a blessed festive season! May this Ramadan bring endless moments of joy and happiness in your life. Happy Ramadan! From Shining Stars Fostering […]

England lockdown: Countdown to freedom!

England lockdown: Countdown to freedom  Some rules have already been eased from 29th March 2021 but more ease expected from the 12th April 2021.  Source: BBC NEWS Published 4 days […]

Shining Stars Fostering #CEADay21

National child exploitation awareness (CEA) day 18/03/2021 National Child Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding Child Exploitation; encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse […]

World Book Day 2022! Changing lives through reading.

  WORLD BOOK DAY – 3rd March 2022 Changing lives through a love of books and shared reading. INTRODUCING 2022’S £1/€1.50 BOOKS FOR ALL AGES World Book Day delighted to […]

What’s the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

What’s the roadmap for lifting lockdown? SOURCE: BBC NEWS  Coronavirus pandemic A “roadmap” for easing Covid restrictions in England has been announced. After the first stage in March, further lifting […]

Foster carers are being offered vaccinations as social care workers

Please be informed that foster carers are being offered vaccinations as social care workers. The government has recently extended the list of professionals included as social care workers and this […]

Covid-19: Five ways to avoid lockdown eye strain

Covid-19: Five ways to avoid lockdown eye strain BBC NEWS by David Brown Millions of people are using screens more than ever before. Many who are working or studying from […]

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