More needs to be done to avoid children being held on remand, says report

Nearly a third of all children in custody are still being placed there on remand prompting calls to find alternatives to this form of detention, a report says. Read the full article on this link to Children...

Youth services in England and Wales ‘face being decimated’

Youth leaders are calling for the recruitment of an additional 50,000 youth workers and volunteers to meet a tripling in levels of need during the pandemic. Read the full article on this link to The Guardian...

The Good Childhood Report

The Good Childhood Report 2021 shows that modern life continues to erode the happiness of young people. Dissatisfied with school, friendships and how they look, children deserve drastic change. Read the full...

‘Let them be kids!’ Is ‘free-range’ parenting the key to healthier, happier children?

Now more than ever, children are cooped up indoors and monitored 24/7. But how can they build confidence and social skills if adults never let them out of their sight? Read the full article on this link to The...

Funding for deprived schools in England has shifted to wealthy areas, study finds

Government promises to level-up funding in education have resulted in money being shifted away from schools in the most disadvantaged areas and invested in pupils in more prosperous areas of England, according...

The Good Childhood Report

The Good Childhood Report 2021 shows that modern life continues to erode the happiness of young people. Dissatisfied with school, friendships and how they look, children deserve drastic change. Read the full details on this link to The...

Home or out alone

NSPCC Learning has made available a guide for professionals to help parents and carers decide whether their child is ready to either stay at home or go out alone. The guide covers some of the risks parents should consider before making a decision...