Blue Cabin worked with Darlington Virtual School to facilitate creative opportunities and mentoring for care-experienced children and young people.
Darlington Virtual School works with care-experienced children and young people aged from two to post-16 to help them reach their full potential. The Virtual School is part of the local authority and works with a range of professionals and educational settings to secure the best outcomes for looked-after children.
We planned to begin the project with an exploration day for young people aged between seven and 11, in the beautiful and inspiring spaces of Theatre Hullabaloo and Darlington Hippodrome, with opportunities to take part in drama, visual arts and Arts Award activities.
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the project had to be re-imagined…