Help us raise funds for our second children’s home!
by Lighthouse Pedagogy Trust (CIO)
raised by 1 donations
of £50,000.00 Target Goal
£50,000.00 Target Goal
Thank you for your interest in Lighthouse. We took a great deal of time and care to lovingly refurbish and set up our first children’s home in south west London for six 12-17 year olds. Our home is light, bright and spacious. We used state of the art technology to keep children safe and created a building that is sustainable and environmentally friendly. You can see photos and a video of it here - lighthousechildrenshomes.org.uk/sutton-london. We visited many children’s homes between 2016-2021 across the UK, Germany, Denmark and Finland to help us design our first home. It was important to us that we created a space that felt well cared for, cosy and calming. We designed a layout that encouraged a sense of safety, opportunities for play, creativity and shared activities with others. This is especially important for children who have faced substantial trauma in their lives. Ultimately, we wanted to create a home rather than a ‘children’s home’ and try to do away with institutionalism. You can read more about how the building is unique in our blog here - lighthousechildrenshomes.org.uk/news. We are fortunate to have investors who are committed to buying and renovating a building for us. We are grateful for additional donations - the money that you donate will go towards helping us set up our second home.
Lighthouse Pedagogy Trust (CIO)
Lighthouse is a charity that enables children in care to have the same opportunities as everyone else. We create children’s homes where children can thrive and where education is central to our holistic approach. We invest in great staff who are able to build authentic relationships in thoughtfully designed physical spaces. Our entire approach is informed by social pedagogy - a relationship-based way of working with children. We use our learning to train people and influence decision-makers so standards of care improve nationally.