Early years inequality gap grows

Early years development has continued to improve, but the gap between the lowest achievers and their peers is still growing, government figures show. The attainment gap has increased in the Early Years...

One in 10 children ‘removed from school unofficially’, study finds

As many as one in 10 children experienced “unexplained exits” from their school, with the rate being highest in large multi-academy trusts, a major study has found. One in 10 pupils experienced an...

Black boys wait too long to be adopted. Is the system institutionally racist?

BAME children are over-represented in care, and seemingly have their futures written off based on their skin colour. Read the full article on this link to The Guardian Share this:Click to share on Twitter...

The homeless death of Kane Walker: how we let down the kid from care

How did a childhood spent in the care system lead to the young man everybody loved dying under an overpass – and could a new law help? Read the full article on this link to The Guardian Share this:Click to...

Adolescent mental health centre for Cardiff University

A new research centre will aim to “shine a light” on why young people develop mental health problems. The £10m Wolfson Centre at Cardiff University wants to develop new ways of reducing anxiety and...

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Early years inequality gap grows

Early years development has continued to improve, but the gap between the lowest achievers and their peers is still growing, government figures show. The attainment gap has increased in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Picture: Lucie Carlier The...