Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
Henley Festival proud to support The Children’s Society
Charlotte Geeves, Chief Executive of Henley Festival, explains how the partnership with The Children’s Society will make a difference to young carers.
The Chancellor must deliver a Budget for low income families
With child poverty rates forecast to skyrocket, we ask the Chancellor to cut no more support for low income families
MPs speak up for 16 and 17 year olds in Parliament
On Monday 7 March the Policing and Crime Bill was discussed in Parliament, read our update of how the discussion went.
‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Young people enduring long waiting times for urgent mental health care
The Prime Minister's announcement today is welcome but for the young people we work with, changes may be a long time away
Policy and Research visit to No.10 Downing Street
Following on from the successful release of the Good Childhood Report 2016, members of the team were invited to No.10 to discuss its key findings.
Christingle Joy at Kingsley School Bideford
Our Christingle Service at Kingsley School has been taking place for over 20 years and it is, together with our infant Nativity service, the highlight of our Autumn Term. It is a time when we can all pause, think about our lives and those of others less fortunate and how we can make the world God has given us a better place.
Celebrating children’s rights at WHY? Festival 2016
Last week we celebrated children’s rights in style at Southbank Centre’s festival.
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
Are we meeting disabled children's needs?
While disabled children want the same opportunities as their peers, many barriers prevent them from accessing needed services, says Policy Adviser Iryna Pona.