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 work8 Aug 2014
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.5 Aug 2014
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 children4 Aug 2014
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 work4 Aug 2014
Was it worth staying up for?
Paul Burnell reflects on what can we learn from the World Cup and Commonwealth Games28 Jul 2014
Video: 'If someone donated £100 I would spend the afternoon making tea'
Matt Phelan from 4Ps Marketing was so excited after spending a day serving tea in one of our shops that he suggested his whole company do the same19 Jun 2014
900,000 single-parent families to lose out under new benefits system
As the house of commons debates benefits, key changes would ensure that children are spared big losses12 Feb 2013
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 time2 Dec 2013
Calculating the cost of independent advocacy
Our new tools allow you to estimate the budget needed to provide advocacy - a valuable service - to young people in care.17 Jan 2013
'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 area27 Nov 2013
Don't let disabled children pay the price of welfare reform: Sign petition
Will budget cuts be fair or will they disproportionately fall upon children and families most in need, pushing more families into poverty?8 Aug 2011