Children in care in England could hit almost 100,000 by 2025

The number of children in care in England could reach almost 100,000 by 2025, according to new analysis. Research commissioned by county councils said the figure would represent a 36% rise in a decade. And the...

Number of children in care at highest level on record, latest figures show

The number of children in care is at an all-time high, according to latest figures from the Department for Education.
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Foster care system ‘reaching breaking point’ as demand outweighs capacity

Despite the number of foster carers in England being at the highest level on record, Ofsted has warned sector demand is outstripping capacity, leaving vulnerable children missing out on care. Latest foster...

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