Children paying the price of cuts in crisis support

Thousands of families in financial crisis are missing out on vital emergency support, new research by The Children’s Society has revealed. It says parents are being left at risk of debt and struggling to afford basics like feeding and clothing their...

Low-level mental health support

A report has been published by the Children’s Commissioner investigating the amount spent by local areas in England on low-level mental health support. Findings indicate that there is a wide disparity in spending between different areas, with 58% of...

Unregistered schools

Ofsted has published new data about unregistered and illegal schools in England, highlighting that the lack of external oversight of safeguarding, health and safety, and quality of education of these schools could put children at risk. Findings...

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...

Disadvantaged and vulnerable parents

  The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has published a report about how to engage disadvantaged and vulnerable parents in parenting and parental conflict services. Findings, based on a rapid evidence review, include: interventions can lack...

Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children

  The Women and Equalities Committee have published a report on the inequalities faced by Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities. Findings include: entrenched stereotypes in schools leads to children being taken out of education, fear of...