Children and young people’s views

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published findings from The Big Ask survey of children and young people aged 4-17 in England looking at areas including family, community, health and wellbeing...

Children set for more climate disasters than their grandparents, research shows

People born today will suffer many times more extreme heatwaves and other climate disasters over their lifetimes than their grandparents, research has shown. The study is the first to assess the contrasting...

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...

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...

Children in military families

Angela Ruskin University (ARU) has published a report, commissioned by the Naval Children’s Charity (NCC), examining issues that affect the wellbeing of children in military families including: the impact of deployment-related separation on service...