Voice of the child

NSPCC Learning has published a briefing summarising learning from case reviews to support improved practice around the voice of the child. The briefing is based on a sample of case reviews published between...

England childcare scheme may struggle to deliver places, finds ‘damning’ report

  The deployment of the government’s childcare scheme to tens of thousands more families is facing “significant uncertainties” and may struggle to meet its own targets, according to a report by Whitehall’s...

Advocacy support services

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report on advocacy support during the criminal justice process for children who have experienced sexual and domestic abuse. The Commissioner examined...

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Voice of the child

NSPCC Learning has published a briefing summarising learning from case reviews to support improved practice around the voice of the child. The briefing is based on a sample of case reviews published between 2019 and...

Advocacy support services

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report on advocacy support during the criminal justice process for children who have experienced sexual and domestic abuse. The Commissioner examined data from all...

Early intervention

Foundations has published a blog post on early intervention discussing findings from a recent evaluation of the Sure Start initiative published by the Institute of Fiscal Studies. The blog post sets out how learning...

Family support

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and the Department for Education (DfE) have published an annual report on the work of the Supporting Families programme in England from 2023 to 2024. The...

Children’s rights

The Children’s Commissioner has published findings from The Big Ambition, a large-scale consultation of children and young people aged 6-18-years-old in England carried out between September 2023 and January 2024...

Adverse childhood experiences

The All Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood has published a new report on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the process of recovery for children affected by ACEs. The report discusses topics...

Call for greater focus on play in schools

Campaigners are calling for stronger oversight of play provision in schools in a bid to boost children’s physical and mental health. The Plan for Play, published by the Children’s Alliance, support by Opal Play...