“Serious systematic failures” in Slough’s children’s services

“Serious systematic failures” in Slough’s children’s services

After repeat “inadequate” Ofsted inspections, Slough Borough Council have received direction from government to relinquish control of its children’s services

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Psychologically abused children go undetected

Psychologically abused children go undetected

A study published by the American Psychological Association (APA) found psychologically abused children suffer from “similar and sometimes worse mental

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National child abuse taskforce launched by Police Scotland to stem rise in CSE

National child abuse taskforce launched by Police Scotland to stem rise in CSE

Police Scotland launched a new national task force which aims to tackle child sex exploitation (CSE) by improving work in

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Lib Dems adopt mandatory reporting of child abuse policy

Lib Dems adopt mandatory reporting of child abuse policy

The Liberal Democrats have revealed party plans to introduce “mandatory reporting” in an effort to tackle child abuse in England.

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Welsh minister opens new Flying Start childcare centre in Caerphilly

Welsh minister opens new Flying Start childcare centre in Caerphilly

Lesley Griffiths, the Welsh minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty opened a new Flying Start centre in Risca, Caerphilly, yesterday

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Unaccompanied children entering UK failed by system, says report

Unaccompanied children entering UK failed by system, says report

An EU-funded report centred around the treatment of unaccompanied migrant children seeking asylum in the UK found the system “complex”,

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Service map to help Scottish kids with additional support needs launched

Service map to help Scottish kids with additional support needs launched

Scottish advice organisation, Enquire, has launched an interactive service map to help children and young people in Scotland find additional

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Hundreds of indecent images of pupils found at dead teacher’s home

Hundreds of indecent images of pupils found at dead teacher’s home

A Southend teacher was found dead in his home a day after being questioned by police concerning the possible purchase

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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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