Children harmed by school streaming into lower ability groups, UK study shows

Primary school children who are placed in the bottom ability group in their class go on to show increased levels of hyperactivity and emotional problems throughout childhood and early adolescence...

Children’s sector leaders call for overhaul of youth justice system

Children services leaders have called for major youth justice reforms, including raising the age of criminal responsibility and creating a more “responsive and child centred system”. They also want a reformed...

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State of Child Poverty 2021 – The Buttle Trust

This is the third annual publication of the report, and it shows that whilst these children have had to deal with the same disruption to schooling, isolation from friends and wider family and the broader anxieties of living through the pandemic as...

Young people worst hit by charity cuts

Cuts to charity services are disproportionately affecting young people, analysis has found. The research looked at the impact of cuts to services provided by charities due to Covid-19 disruption and financial problems. This found that 17 per cent of...