The Lightless Sky: an Afghan refugee boy’s journey of escape to a new life in Britain
Gulwali Passarlay was 12 when he fled Afghanistan, his new book tells the story. Here Gulwali tells us about his harrowing journey to the UK
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.
Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms
The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible
Seriously Awkward campaign goes to party conferences
We have been at the political party conferences, talking to MPs about the Seriously Awkward campaign
Protecting children from payday loan adverts
Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts
The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.
Dressing as a dinner lady at Labour party conference
Our policy officer Laura dresses as a dinner lady and quizzes MPs, building support for our Fair and Square campaign
A busy year for the Seriously Awkward campaign
Since the Seriously Awkward campaign launched last June, supporters have helped us achieve a huge amount.
For your smartphone or tablet: Stories from across our organisation
Have a look at what have young people, volunteers, fundraisers, our policy team and more say about our work
An entirely unique experience: My six weeks in the media team
The past seven weeks as an intern with the media team at The Children’s Society has been a great experience.
The many values of befriending
Being a befriender can make a huge difference in a young person's life, writes a volunteer at our LEAP programme in Leeds.