Using art as a therapeutic tool
Senior Practitioner, Amy Craven, talks about how our services use art to help children open up about the issues they face.
Separated children need more than a temporary fix
Separated migrant children too often lack a permanent solution in difficult circumstances.
Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence
Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.
Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care
Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.
Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story
Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.
Making sense of this week's response about support for unaccompanied children
While the government is committed to safeguarding unaccompanied migrant children, this week’s report is ambiguous as to what this means in practice
Policy update: School costs, asylum support and children's well-being
Our policy team has been busy campaigning for children
‘There needs to be a stop to children being sent home for wearing the wrong school uniform’
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
Mapping my route as I prepare for the London Marathon
On an interactive map, Joe guides us through his first 20-mile run of the year.
Recognising and celebrating brave young refugee and migrant women
Each year hundreds of unaccompanied young women escape persecution at home to seek protection in the UK - nominate a refugee woman you admire
Christmas changes lives at Talbot Heath
Young world-changers come together to celebrate Christmas and make a big difference to vulnerable children. Head teacher, Karen Leahy, tells us how they gather pupils, parents and staff to organise memorable Christmas events.