Join one of our webinars or virtual community groups:

We hold a variety of webinars and virtual community groups each week - all free to attend as part of your Adoption UK membership, the events can be joined simply by clicking on the links below, although you'll need to be logged in to view the links. 

If you have any problems please get in touch via: [email protected]

Please note that the name you register with for each event will be visible to all other participants, so if you don't want your full name shown please register using a pseudonym

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If you missed any of our fantastic National Adoption Week 2020 webinars - then you can view all of them on demand - just click here.

WEEKLY WEBINARS & VIRTUAL MEET UPS


Tuesday 24th November at 11am

Adoption UK members webinar with Margaret - A Grandparent by Adoption: teaching Grandma to suck eggs 

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Margaret shares her experiences of being a grandmother unexpectedly to an older adopted child, the challenges she faced, and her steep learning curve. 

***please note this webinar will not be recorded and therefore will not be available to view at a later date***


Tuesday 24th November at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adoptive Parents

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Wednesday 25th November at 11am

Adoption UK members webinar with Siobhan Rhodes - Adopting as an Adoptee

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Siobhan discusses her personal journey as an adoptee, her feelings about being adopted and why she chose to adopt


Wednesday 25th November at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Prospective Adopters

Click here to register - this meet up is open to everyone

This is a UK-wide meet up for prospective adopters to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Saturday 28th November at 10am

Adoption UK - Interactive Christmas Crafting - with Rachel from Chroma

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Rachel Swanick from Chroma returns to run this interactive arts and crafts event for the whole family to join in.


Tuesday 1st December at 11am

Adoption UK members webinar with Dr Lizzie Burns - Origami for wellbeing 

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Join us for a relaxing session in support of self-care.  Take time out to recharge and join scientist-turned-artist, Dr Lizzie Burns, who will introduce you to the beautiful art of Origami as a tool for wellbeing.


Tuesday 1st December at 8pm

Adoption UK members webinar with James Walsh - Working to achieve outstanding pastoral care in a secondary school

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James Walsh is a Vice Principal in charge of pastoral care in an inner city school in London. This webinar is aimed at parents with children in secondary school or who will make making the transition in the next academic year.


Wednesday 2nd December at 11am

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Prospective Adopters

Click here to register - this meet up is open to everyone

This is a UK-wide meet up for prospective adopters to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Wednesday 2nd December at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adoptive Parents

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Monday 7th December at 11am
Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adoptive Parents
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.

Wednesday 9th December at 11am
Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Prospective Adopters
This is a UK-wide meet up for prospective adopters to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Thursday 10th December at 8pm

Adoption UK webinar with Jo Butler - Pregnancy in Focus 

Click here to register - this webinar is open to everyone

 A closer look at in utero development where this has been complicated by drug and alcohol misuse.


Tuesday 15th December at 11am

Adoption UK members webinar with Becky Brooks - Education and Schools: Pupil Premium Plus

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Pupil Premium Plus (PP+) is additional funding provided to schools in England to support the education of previously looked after and adopted children. This webinar will explore who is eligible, how to apply, and how PP+ can be used in school to provide extra help for your adopted child. 


Wednesday 6th January at 1.30pm

Adoption UK members webinar with Eleanor Haworth - What is adoption support?

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This webinar looks at what adoption support is, who can access it and how you can find out who is responsible for providing it. Eleanor is Adoption UK’s Director of Service Delivery, she has worked all over the social work system including some time in the adoption world.