School’s out for summer
Anne Richards reflects on whether the long summer holidays are a dream or a nightmare
A postman, a Victorian bather, a mermaid and Batman hop into a pool...
A fancy dress swim in Liverpool was fun and raised £550 money for our work
Summer holiday fun for all the family
The school summer holidays are well underway - if you need inspiration on how to keep your little ones entertained look no further.
First ever guidance promises better support for unaccompanied children
New government guidance is the first of its kind, and a crucial step forward for some of the most vulnerable children
The beginning of World War One and our work
A hundred years ago, Britain declared war on Germany and the First World War erupted. Our archivist looks at some of the ways the war affected our work
How does debt affect children?
You may think that debt is an issue that affects only adults, but it’s not. Problem debt can have a devastating impact on children's lives, too
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
Lessons to learn: Exploring the links between running away and absence from school
Every year, 100,000 children run away from home or care, and 200,000 miss a month of schooling. These shocking figures are related, our new report finds.
Sindi's story: Caring, university and the Cabinet Office
Sindi shares her experience of growing up as a young carer and how, in the face of adversity, she is now embarking on an exciting career path
A great Christmas gift suggestion
Make a young person’s Christmas special by buying one of our alternative gifts
The immigration bill puts thousands of children’s well-being at stake
New legislation must address the often-complex histories and lack of control migrant families face, and ensure that children's welfare is protected