Home schooling register could help protect children ‘kept away from wider society’

A national elective home education (EHE) register could help improve the lives of home-schooled children who have “little or no contact with the world outside their family”, a report by safeguarding experts...

Hundreds of potentially trafficked children ‘abandoned by Home Office

Hundreds of children identified as potential victims of trafficking are being abandoned by the Home Office and left vulnerable to exploitation, new data reveals. Released following a freedom of information...

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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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...

Child abuse

NSPCC Learning has published a report exploring what children know, think, and would do about child abuse as part of the Together for Childhood (TfC) place-based approach. The approach involves local communities and...

Child criminal exploitation

Action for Children has published a review of child criminal exploitation across the UK. The review explores the scale and nature of the criminal exploitation of children and includes insight from the lived experiences...

Rise in pupils self-harming since Covid

A secondary school says asking children if they are self-harming has become “common” since the Covid pandemic. School leaders and mental health workers say they have seen increases in anxiety, self-harm and...