Children who have had high-quality early childhood education do better later in life, a new international study has confirmed.
More resources are needed to deal with a huge increase child abuse, council leaders have demanded.
Birmingham City Council has launched a consultation on a plan to replace most of its children’s centres with system of ‘early years hubs’ and a network of community-based services.
Children's services at Gloucestershire County Council have been rated inadequate by Ofsted.
One in four child deaths in a London borough were because their parents were related, a figure that suggests a decline in such deaths, a council report revealed.
A children’s charity has reported a ‘staggering growth’ in the number of young victims exposed to domestic abuse.
Any new Government must tackle health inequalities or risk storing up health problems for future generations, paediatricians say as they warn of the impact of poverty on the health of children.
Seven out of 10 children and adolescents with severe mental health problems were admitted to hospitals outside of their areas last year, research reveals.
A voluntary smoking ban across 80 children’s play areas has been rolled out by Oxford City Council following a successful three-month trial.
Many victims of child sexual abuse within families are failing to receive the help they need, often waiting months or years for therapy, new research has warned today.