Two-child benefit limit pushes families further into poverty

The government’s two-child limit on benefits is having a devastating impact on family life as it pushes millions of children deeper into poverty, according to the first detailed study of the benefit cut...

Elitist Britain 2019

The Sutton Trust and the Social Mobility Commission explored the backgrounds of around 5,000 individuals in high ranking positions across a broad range of British society and discovered that inequality and...

The Phonics Screening Check 2012-2017: An independent enquiry into the views of Head Teachers, teachers and parents by Margaret M. Clark OBE

This research has been published on the Newman University website. The Preface is reproduced below: Preface Since 2006 I have published a series of articles on literacy, in particular, the teaching of early...

Mental health needs of children and young people with learning disabilities

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC) has published a report looking at the mental health needs of children and young people with learning disabilities in England. Findings from...

Looked after children: Scotland

  Researchers at the universities of York, Stirling and Lancaster, in partnership with the Adoption and Fostering Alliance Scotland (AFA Scotland), have published findings from a series of studies of...