Birmingham and Devon councils “inadequate” when it comes to child protection

Birmingham and Devon councils “inadequate” when it comes to child protection

The government has issued a direction notice to Birmingham City Council and an improvement notice to Devon County Council after

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Estimated 15,000 adopted children miss out on pupil premium

Estimated 15,000 adopted children miss out on pupil premium

80% of adoptive parents say their children need more support than their peers, whilst 64% felt that the adolescent years

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Govt seeks views on third party provision of children’s services

Govt seeks views on third party provision of children’s services

In November 2013, the government began to move forward with part one of the Children and Young Persons Act 2008. English

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Burglary can have “disturbing effect” on children, say Victim Support and ADT

Burglary can have “disturbing effect” on children, say Victim Support and ADT

Almost 300,000 children could be affected by a burglary at their property in England and Wales each year, says new

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Child care applications fall, says report

Child care applications fall, says report

The number of child care applications made by courts in England dropped 3% in March compared to the same month

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“High number” of looked after children go missing in London boroughs

“High number” of looked after children go missing in London boroughs

A “high number” of children go missing for 24 hours or more from the care of London boroughs, according to

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Residential holiday schemes for disabled children – legal guidelines

Residential holiday schemes for disabled children – legal guidelines

Ofsted has updated its guide for holiday scheme providers in England outlining how providers and managers must conform to the

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Statutory child safety guidance updated to stop “poor practice”

Statutory child safety guidance updated to stop “poor practice”

The government’s statutory guidance for keeping children safe in education sets out how schools and colleges must ensure pupils are

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Looked after children and youth justice: supplementary guidance

Looked after children and youth justice: supplementary guidance

The Department of Education has revised its guidance for the application of care services to looked after children in youth

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Boosting adoption: Government funds three new voluntary adoption agencies

Boosting adoption: Government funds three new voluntary adoption agencies

6000 children still need a home The government has announced the opening of three new voluntary adoption agencies (VAA) in

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