‘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.
Student fundraiser Samantha tells us about her time participating in The Kilimanjaro Trek
In recognition of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from one our student fundraisers, Samantha.
How to support your child’s well-being: Take notice
As part of our groundbreaking research into the children's well-being, we have worked with the New Economics Foundation (NEF) to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help.
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’
BenevoLent: I'm giving up sugar for Lent
Today, Lorna tells us what she is giving up for our BenevoLent campaign.
How to support your child’s well-being: Be creative and play
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
Why I'm running the Bupa 10,000
Our supporter Sarah Neild shares her training and fundraising tips as she gets ready to run the Bupa London 10,000
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.
Aprons and statistics: Campaigning at the Conservative conference
During her first campaigning visit to a party conference, Mubena dons a hairnet and apron and explains free school meals to MPs
Giving parents a voice on child poverty policy
We can develop a more effective view of child poverty by listening to families' experiences.
'I really enjoyed my time at The Children's Society's headquarters'
Part of our intergenerational programme in Peckham, Mustafa shares his story of meeting our chief executive and others
Supporting children who are at risk of sexual exploitation
David Hounsell from our Policy team, visited our Hand in Hand programme to learn more about how they support children at risk of sexual exploitation.