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Oxfordshire Schools Mental Health and Wellbeing Network – IMPORTANT NEWS
Oxfordshire Schools Mental Health and Wellbeing Network – IMPORTANT NEWS

Announcement!   We are pleased to let you know that the Oxfordshire Schools Mental Health and Wellbeing Network now has a new ... Read more →

Celebrating a decade of partnership with Kings Meadow Primary!
Celebrating a decade of partnership with Kings Meadow Primary!

We are so pleased to have such wonderful long-standing partnerships with many of our Oxfordshire schools. This year we celebrate 10 ... Read more →

Didcot Girls and First Give winning for Clear Sky!
Didcot Girls and First Give winning for Clear Sky!

On Friday 7th June we were delighted to be invited to a presentation at Didcot Girls School. Year 9 had once again participated in the ... Read more →

Clear Sky back in Westminster
Clear Sky back in Westminster

We were pleased to attend the launch of the Children's Alliance report 'A Plan for Play' at the House of Commons on Tuesday 12th ... Read more →

Didcot Powerhouse Celebration
Didcot Powerhouse Celebration

It was a pleasure to be invited to the Didcot Powerhouse Celebration, and launch of their 2023 Impact Report.   Hosted by the ... Read more →

St Peter’s Quiz’nChips raises £415 for Clear Sky!
St Peter’s Quiz’nChips raises £415 for Clear Sky!

St Peter's in Didcot dedicated their February Quiz and Chips fundraising evening to Clear Sky.   14 teams including our very ... Read more →

*UPDATE* Grace ran the ‘Bath Half’ for Clear Sky!
*UPDATE* Grace ran the ‘Bath Half’ for Clear Sky!

Our lovely friend and Clear Sky supporter Grace Park ran the Bath Half Marathon for Clear Sky on 17th March.   We are ... Read more →

Fe Fi Fo Fum, the 2023 Pantomime was a fantastic one!
Fe Fi Fo Fum, the 2023 Pantomime was a fantastic one!

Once again this year we were incredibly grateful to be able to offer tickets to our Oxfordshire schools to the Pantomime, through the ... Read more →

Parent-Child Attachment Play (PCAP) Online Training is now available!
Parent-Child Attachment Play (PCAP) Online Training is now available!

We are thrilled to share that PCAP is now available as an online offering. With practitioners in Australia, Malaysia and ... Read more →

Co-op Local Community Fund – please support Clear Sky
Co-op Local Community Fund – please support Clear Sky

Do you shop at the Co-op? If so, we would love your support! Co-op Members can officially support Clear Sky Children's Charity as part ... Read more →

Supporting Families Displaced By Conflict
Supporting Families Displaced By Conflict

Clear Sky were thrilled to receive funding from the Didcot Powerhouse Fund in 2023 to deliver therapeutic support to families who had ... Read more →

A PLAN FOR PLAY: A Children’s Alliance Report
A PLAN FOR PLAY: A Children’s Alliance Report

According to The Children’s Alliance in a new Report, facilitating children’s play is a ‘win-win’ for post-pandemic UK without a hefty ... Read more →

Clear Sky’s Power of Play Conference 2023
Clear Sky’s Power of Play Conference 2023

There was plenty of sand, sunshine, music, dancing, singing and play! What else could have been happening in Oxford on an October ... Read more →

Training with our friends at NEDDE
Training with our friends at NEDDE

Last week we hosted a 2-day training, ‘An Introduction to Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating, with the Neurodivergent Client in ... Read more →

‘The Role of the Family in Early Years Education’  A Childrens Alliance Report
‘The Role of the Family in Early Years Education’ A Childrens Alliance Report

We were delighted to contribute to a third Children's Alliance Report: The Role of the Family In Early Year's Education The press ... Read more →

Our Impact Report 2022/2023
Our Impact Report 2022/2023

We are pleased to share our Impact Report for 2022/2023. Thanks go to our wonderful funders, donors and supporters. Your help has ... Read more →

Sunshine, music and cake!
Sunshine, music and cake!

A highlight of the Clear Sky calendar is The Arts Society Abingdon’s Garden Party and we were thrilled to receive an invitation again this year. Read more →

Trainee Therapist Placement Opportunity
Trainee Therapist Placement Opportunity

We have an excellent trainee Play & Creative Arts Therapist working with us called Kez Black. Kez is undertaking a Postgraduate ... Read more →

The Power of Play 2023 Conference. BOOKING NOW OPEN!
The Power of Play 2023 Conference. BOOKING NOW OPEN!

We are very excited to bring you 'The Power of Play' Conference 2023! EARLY BIRD Booking is NOW OPEN Our inaugural conference will ... Read more →

Starbucks customers give it the beans for Clear Sky this Easter!
Starbucks customers give it the beans for Clear Sky this Easter!

Our Easter Fun Day in Abingdon to support Oxfordshire's children.   On Tuesday 4th April we held a morning of Easter fun, ... Read more →

Our Theory of Change
Our Theory of Change

We are pleased to share our latest Theory of Change.   Reflecting upon why Clear Sky exists, who it serves and why we do what ... Read more →

Introducing ‘Fundraising for Good’!
Introducing ‘Fundraising for Good’!

We are delighted to launch our NEW course, Fundraising for Good, developed especially for family practitioners who want to learn how ... Read more →

The Pixel Fund supports Clear Sky again in 2023
The Pixel Fund supports Clear Sky again in 2023

Since 2011 The Pixel Fund have distributed more than £1 million to a wide variety of mental health from cutting edge dementia research ... Read more →

“Where there is kindness, there is goodness, and where there is goodness, there is magic”
“Where there is kindness, there is goodness, and where there is goodness, there is magic”

  Once again this year the Oxfordshire Freemasons kindly made tickets available to their annual Christmas Pantomime, for ... Read more →

How Creative Philanthropy is supporting Clear Sky
How Creative Philanthropy is supporting Clear Sky

The Isla Foundation focuses on serving organisations and individuals that provide vital help to the most vulnerable in society. The ... Read more →

Thank you Coop Community!
Thank you Coop Community!

We are incredibly grateful to the Co-op and especially to their Didcot and Benson store community members who have raised an amazing ... Read more →

Providing child-centred solutions for educational settings. A Case Study
Providing child-centred solutions for educational settings. A Case Study

Clear Sky are really pleased to work 'in residence' in a large Oxford city secondary, providing additional specialist support across ... Read more →

Appoint a Cabinet Minister for Children and Young People!
Appoint a Cabinet Minister for Children and Young People!

It was a real honour to join colleagues on 7th September 2022 at Westminster for the launch of 4 new reports; ‘The Early Years,’ ... Read more →

Our Impact Report 2021/2022
Our Impact Report 2021/2022

We are pleased to share our Impact Report for 2021/2022.   Click here to read the report. Thanks go to our wonderful ... Read more →

‘Would you like a little more tea?’
‘Would you like a little more tea?’

It's become the highlight of Clear Sky's summer calendar.... ....and a bit of a bun-fight when drawing straws as to who will attend ... Read more →

A Clear Sky Case Study. ‘James’* Story’
A Clear Sky Case Study. ‘James’* Story’

When James* was referred to Clear Sky, he had been in foster care for many years because both of his parents were in prison. At ... Read more →

Schools Out for summer!
Schools Out for summer!

It's been an incredible year for Clear Sky; we've supported the highest number of schools ever across Oxfordshire and on top of ... Read more →

Trainee Therapist Placement Opportunity
Trainee Therapist Placement Opportunity

We have an excellent trainee Play & Creative Arts Therapist working with us called Emma Jones. Emma is undertaking a Postgraduate ... Read more →

Oxford Invitational Art Exhibition – Supporting Arts based charities
Oxford Invitational Art Exhibition – Supporting Arts based charities

Galeria Moderna are the proud organisers of The Cambridge Invitational Art Contest & Exhibition© The Oxford Invitational Art ... Read more →

Connecting families through Clear Sky’s ‘Heart to Heart’ programme
Connecting families through Clear Sky’s ‘Heart to Heart’ programme

We were so excited to receive funding to allow us to provide a fully funded 7-week Heart-to-Heart intervention in our local ... Read more →

The impact on the mental health of new families in the Covid-19 Pandemic
The impact on the mental health of new families in the Covid-19 Pandemic

The impact of the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown policies on families have been well documented..... Read more →

New Fundraising Partner
New Fundraising Partner

Galeria Moderna are the proud organisers of The Cambridge Invitational Art Contest & Exhibition© The Oxford Invitational Art ... Read more →

Clear Sky are Co-op Community partners for 2022!
Clear Sky are Co-op Community partners for 2022!

We’re delighted that Clear Sky has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund! As you can imagine, the last 18 ... Read more →

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