15 young people question experts about school costs
The Children’s Commission on Poverty held three sessions in parliament last week – find out how you can take submit evidence for their inquiry22 Jul 2014
We need to better protect 16- and 17-year-olds
Debate around the Serious Crime Bill is an opportunity to make all types of cruelty to children up to the age of 18 a criminal offence21 Jul 2014
Confusing data laws are blocking support for children in early years
More than half of local authorities are not providing vital data with children's centres18 Jul 2014
Statistically sound summer fun and the Big Summer DO
We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?16 Jul 2014
We need to overcome information-sharing barriers
The Earl of Listowel endorses the key findings of our new report, calls on the government to clarify data-sharing requirements to help young families16 Jul 2014
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 face9 Jul 2014
What is the state of free school meals near you?
1.2 million young people in poverty in England miss out on free school meals. Use our map to see what it's like in your area.22 Feb 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
The government needs to reform the anti-social behaviour agenda for young people
While elements of a new bill would improve how we tackle anti-social behaviour by children, it fails to propose measures to address the behaviour's root causes28 Jan 2013
Meeting Matthew Reed, Chief Executive on the mount
'What three things does a young person need to get by?' I asked. Matthew said: 'Love, self-confidence and others to believe in them.'25 Sep 2012
What did volunteering look like 30 years ago?
This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers' Week - have a look at our volunteers' activities when Volunteers' Week began4 Jun 2014
Sensational smoothies, rapid rock-climbing, and lots and lots of rain
Our Media Intern Rosie reports on the fun at this year's record-breaking, smoothie-making, karaoke-singing Young Carers Festival.3 Jul 2012