Celebration of creativity and talent
A writing competition has helped showcase the creative talents of care experienced children and young people.
Help us to celebrate these wonderful examples of the voices of looked after children and care leavers. The competition was run by Coram Voice and the winners were announced at an event held by Coram. Read more at source: here
The competition included entries from primary school age children through to care leavers. Winning entries were especially praised for the emotional, lyrical content as well as for offering a rare and powerful insight spanning their hopes and fears.
The winning entries
Winner of the Primary School Age category via Coram Voice. Read here: ‘If,’ by anon, 10, Essex
Winner of the Secondary School Age category via Coram Voice. Read here: ‘My Heroes… My Happiness…’ by Steven, Year 8, Luton
Winner of the Care Leavers Age category via Coram Voice. Read here: ‘Bruce’ by Annabel, 21, London
Coram Voice: Voice 2016 Competition Winners