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"I was labelled as a bad kid in care. That really hurt"

22 August 2017
Ellen Malloney writes that labels can be damaging, and shares her experiences of being in care.  

Parents struggling to afford the basics for their children, study finds

22 August 2017
Parents are increasingly struggling to afford the cost of raising children, a new study by the Child Poverty Action Group reveals.

12% rise in calls to Childline about forced marriage

20 August 2017
Recent figures from Childline show growing concern over forced marriage among young people.

'Austerity causes a lot of suffering': record number of food banks report stock shortage

20 August 2017
Trussell Trust, Britain’s biggest food bank network, says supplies dwindling this summer as welfare sanctions bite.

School exclusion can lead to long term mental health problems, study warns

19 August 2017
Research shows that exclusions can amplify pupils’ psychological distress and encourage behaviour it intends to punish.

New report reveals low confidence among practitioners in tacking radicalisation

08 August 2017
Many children's services professionals lack the skills and confidence to respond effectively in cases of radicalisation, research has found.

Baby P: Social work 10 years on

07 August 2017
Community Care shares how the death of Peter Connelly, and the media storm that followed, has had a lasting impact on child protection.

Child arrests fall to new low

07 August 2017
The number of arrests of children in England and Wales have fallen to a new low - with a drop of 13.9 per cent in the space of a year.
News Posts 1-8 of 938 is an online service designed to support and encourage parents and carers of children aged 5-19, with a collection of videos addressing day-to-day questions and concerns spanning wellbeing, behaviour and learning.