Advent video: What makes a good church?
Do young people answer this question in different ways than adults?
Advent: The world is getting darker
As we consider light during this first week of Advent, author Janet Morley proposes we get a taste of darkness at dinner time
Advent: On the journey out of the darkness and into the light
'Things always look better from on high', writes journalist and author Chine Mbubaegbu as she reflects on height, light and Isaiah 2.1-5
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Welcome to Advent
As we begin Advent, the Bishop of Truro, Rt Revd Tim Thornton, answers the question: What is Advent about?
'Why I'm backing The Children's Society in Greater Manchester'
Singer Misha B shares her experiences growing up in impoverished areas of Greater Manchester, and calls for support for vulnerable children in the area
Advent: How to beat bullies
With under 24 hours to go until Christmas, Nkechi shares her personal experience on how to beat the bullies. There is deep wisdom in her words – both for those who face bullying and those who don’t – because the principles she shares ring true in standing up to any injustice.
Lunch time: New food plan backs calls for more free school meals
Citing our research, an independent group calls on the government to ensure all children can access good food in schools - help make the recommendations stick
The Good Childhood Conversations - start a dialogue in your community
Sue Green, Director of Education for the Diocese of Truro, recommends the Good Childhood Conversations
Talking about young carers with Oritsé Williams
Our Director of Strategy and Policy, Lily Caprani, met Oritsé from JLS and is in his documentary about young carers and the struggles they face
We need to support disabled children’s mobility
For many disabled young people, mobility support means being able to lead a full life. We can't eliminate the benefit, explains policy adviser Liz Lovell.