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News You Need To Know

Free childcare to be extended to foster carers for the first time

The Department for Education has announced that free childcare will be extended to foster carers for the first time from September 2018. Minister for Children…

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Social worker changes ‘most common’ source of instability for children in care

Changes from one social worker to another remain the most common source of instability in the lives of children in care, a report by the…

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LGA responds to Children’s Commissioner report on children in care

Councils are currently supporting record numbers of children and young people through the care system. Ninety children a day entered care in the last year,…

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Children in care being ‘pinged’ around schools and homes

3,000 moved home at least four times in two years, increasing risk of exclusion and grooming.  Thousands of “pinball kids” are being shifted around the…

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