More children referred to social care last year

More children referred to social care last year

There were 657,800 children referred to social care in England during 2013 to 2014, an increase of 10.8 percent on

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Early years pre-school funding to help disadvantaged children released

Early years pre-school funding to help disadvantaged children released

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced the release of an early years pupils premium totalling £50 million with an

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New childcare and education minister praises child practitioners

New childcare and education minister praises child practitioners

Parliamentary under secretary at the Department for Education, Sam Gyimah, has written an open letter praising practitioners working within childcare

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Knowsley council must address “widespread failures” in children’s social care services

Knowsley council must address “widespread failures” in children’s social care services

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council has been issued an Improvement Notice following an “inadequate” inspection by Ofsted between 29th April and

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Councils warned to examine children safeguarding measures in light of Rotherham

Councils warned to examine children safeguarding measures in light of Rotherham

Ministers at the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Department of Education (DfE) have written a joint letter

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Government opens consultation to revise children’s home regulations

Government opens consultation to revise children’s home regulations

The Department for Education (DfE) has opened a consultation seeking views on proposals to revise the Children’s Homes Regulations 2001

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