In Depth


DfE innovation fund to aid young people with mental health issues

As the government announces funding for a further four initiatives to tackle social problems affecting children and young people's emotional wellbeing, CYP Now takes a look at how they will run and what they will offer.


A day in the life of a pupil referral unit

Pupil referral units work with some of the country's most vulnerable children. Gabriella Jozwiak spent a day at Kingsland School in Oldham to see how it is helping young people reach their potential.


Labour unveils plans to overhaul Sure Start and child protection

Shadow children's minister Steve McCabe speaks to CYP Now about Labour's plans to boost the number of childcare places at children's centres and develop a cross-government unit to improve safeguarding systems.


Understanding youth work's impact

The Centre for Youth Impact aims to develop new ways to understand the benefits youth work brings.


What practitioners need to know about FGM mandatory reporting

In a bid to end female genital mutilation, the government plans to introduce legislation before the general election to make reporting of FGM mandatory. But what are the implications for children's professionals?