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Fulham FC footballers wowed by Christmas single created by students with disabilities

Fulham FC footballers at the song launch

Players of Fulham FC were delighted to be among the first to hear ‘Are You Ready for Christmas?’, a Christmas single created by a group of young people attending The Children’s Trust School for children with complex education, health, therapy and care needs. 

Calum Chambers, Floyd Ayite, Cyrus Christie, Joe Bryan, Jean Michael Seri and Aboubakar Kamara joined the young people for a festive music session, and an exclusive preview of the music video that they have created. 

Help a child to feel safe for the first time by using Christingle

Christingle poster from the 60s

With two months to go until Christmas, The Children’s Society has launched its #Christingle50 campaign – supporting vulnerable young people through raising funds at Christingle events and a collaboration with The Royal Academy of Music.

The charity report that 200,000* 10 to 17 year olds in the UK are experiencing emotional neglect on a regular basis.

Schools step up for Slippers for Shelter to help homeless children this Christmas

School children across the country are getting ready to give their old school shoes the boot, and slide on their slippers instead – all in support of children who will be homeless this Christmas. With a shocking 100,000 children in Britain facing the prospect of waking up homeless on Christmas morning, Shelter is calling on schools to take part in their Christmas appeal, Slippers for Shelter. On Friday 4th December, school children can support Slippers for Shelter in three simple steps:

•Wear your slippers into school;