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Digging Deep: When life gives you dirt, plant seeds

Published: February 2021

Event: Digging Deep, Thursday 18th February 4pm – 5.30pm

We are very pleased to be launching ‘Digging Deep’, a series of enlightening online discussions exploring the shifts in our world that the pandemic is creating. We invite you to join us on Thursday 18th February 4pm – 5.30pm for the first in this series; ‘When life gives you dirt, plant seeds’. 

We hope the series will be of interest to the broader community of Jamie’s Farm, especially parents, partner teachers, social workers, and anyone passionate about supporting young people.

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In this first discussion, Jonathan Dimbleby interviews Tish Feilden, followed by a debate chaired by James Westhead exploring the question, ‘Vulnerable children have been hit hardest by this pandemic. What possible good can come out of it for them?’

Featuring: Rebecca Boomer-Clark, Director of Secondaries at Ark, Rebecca Cramer, Founder and Executive Headteacher of Reach Academy, Trustee of Whatever it Takes, Kiran Gill, Founder and Chief Executive of The Difference, Jake Curtis, Deputy CEO, Jamie’s Farm.

Followed by an opportunity to hear Josh MacAlister, Founder of Frontline and soon to be Chair of the Independent Review of the Children’s Social Care, talking to young people about their experiences and what they think is needed.