Who are they? Where are they?

Children locked up At any given time almost fifteen hundred children in England are ‘locked up’ in secure children’s homes, secure training centre, young offenders institutions, mental health wards and other...

Adopted children perform better in school than looked-after peers

Adopted children performed better at GCSE level across all attainment measures than their looked-after peers, latest statistics published by the government show. The DfE data reveals adopted children have an...

Outcomes for children who have left care

  The Department for Education (DfE) has updated its outcome statistics for children looked after by local authorities in England for 2018 to include children who have left care through an adoption...

Category - Looked After Children

Who are they? Where are they?

Children locked up At any given time almost fifteen hundred children in England are ‘locked up’ in secure children’s homes, secure training centre, young offenders institutions, mental health wards and other residential placements, either for their...

Outcomes for children who have left care

  The Department for Education (DfE) has updated its outcome statistics for children looked after by local authorities in England for 2018 to include children who have left care through an adoption, special guardianship order (SGO) or child...

Care leavers survey

Coram Voice has published findings from a survey with care leavers in England. Findings from the responses of 474 16-25 year old care leavers who completed the survey in six local authorities in England in 2018 include: 63% of care leavers agreed...