March 2017

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Housing instability a ‘normal’ part of life for children in poverty

Moving home frequently and housing instability is now a ‘normal’ part of life for some children growing up in poverty, according to The Children...
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Factors leading to children missing education

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has published research on children missing education, and has called upon the government to collection national...
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Exam results being prioritised over wellbeing

Over 80% of teachers believe that the focus on exams has become disproportionate to the wellbeing of pupils, according to the mental health charity Yo...
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Launch of Phew’s eLearning Management System

Phew have launched their new eLearning tool within their -->
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Child sex offence recorded every 10 minutes

Numbers gained from the police by the NSPCC show that a child sex offence is recorded every 10 minutes in the UK, on average. These offences include r...
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High proportion of looked after children don’t understand why they are in care

The findings of a survey of more than 600 young people in care has found that a significant proportion of looked after children are uncertain about th...
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Webinar on harmful sexual behaviour in sport

Child Protection in Sport is holding a webinar on harmful sexual behaviour in sport and what organisations can do to minimise the risk to children and...
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NSPCC calls for fix in sexual grooming law

Although police recorded over 1,100 offences of ‘meeting a child following sexual grooming’ in the year to September 2016, the police still can’...
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SCR criticises ‘optimistic’ use of special guardianship order

A Serious Case Review has found that agencies missed opportunities to uncover abuse of two young children, and that there were serious flaws in the as...