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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Thursday

For some reason Sanctum Thursdays are usually the slowest day of the week. We think most people who are interested have come through by now and those who are thinking ‘I must have a look’ end up waiting until Friday. … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Wednesday

Today was another busy day with many students choosing to take part. The morning is slow up about 10:30 – students are either in lessons or not yet in college, so there’s a quietness about the concourse which gives us … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Monday & Tuesday

Sanctum is in full swing at Colchester Sixth Form College. Two days in and the atmosphere surrounding it is vibrant and thoughtful. This year’s theme is “Is real life about what you’re doing, or who you’re becoming?” and enables students … Continue reading

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East Anglian Schools Workers Forum

Fifty schools workers from around East Anglia gathered on Friday in Stowmarket for the first of what may well turn out to be a termly day of networking, inspiration and encouragement. The day was a co-creation of Gill Marchant from … Continue reading

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One and only Amy

My colleague Amy has taken the plunge and started blogging again about, as she puts it, life, faith, youth work and geekery. Amy runs Beloved, our self esteem course for teenage girls, so her blog will be home to the latest … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Stanway School – Tuesday

Today has been another moving, inspiring day for us as more young people come to visit Sanctum. The feedback continues to pour in through conversations and worksheets. Here are some of today’s quotes. It has made me believe. Prayer is … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Stanway School – Monday

It’s wonderful to be back at the Stanway School for a second year, running Sanctum in the Learning Resources Centre. After arriving at 7:30 we’d set up by break time, after which we dived in to a busy day of … Continue reading

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Sanctum at The Gilberd School

Last week we took Sanctum back to The Gilberd School for the fourth year running. We had RE classes visiting, sometimes as half groups and on occasions whole groups which made the place feel rather full. But we were also … Continue reading

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The seven deadly sins CEOs won’t admit

For the last year and a half The Financial Times has been asking business leaders a few questions, including, “What are your three worst features?” On the BBC web site in “The seven deadly sins CEOs won’t admit” Lucy Kellaway looks at … Continue reading

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Young people being sorry

Back from an Easter break and the work of writing up the responses from the recent Sanctum prayer space continues, this time working our way through the responses to the “Sorry” activity.  Among the many general but no doubt honest … Continue reading

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