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Rotherham: Twelve new abuse victims come forward

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014

Twelve more victims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham have come forward since a damning report was published last week.

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secure  Decline in school police presence raises concerns over pupil safety

CYP Now investigation reveals more than a third of police forces have cut the number of dedicated officers attached to schools so that half of force areas no longer have a single officer based on a school campus.

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secure  Costing the case for change

Neil Puffett talks to Matthew Reed, chief executive of The Children's Society.

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secure  Head teachers for children on the move

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children can find it harder to achieve at school. Gabriella Jozwiak reports on a scheme that saw councils employ virtual head teachers to help improve education for this group.

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Good Idea: Children in Surrey rewarded for sprucing up the neighbourhood

Speaking out Children and young people in care can often find themselves isolated and without the support of an adult to fight their corner. Emily Rogers visits a service taking up the battle on their behalf

Skills for the Job: Dealing with continence issues Wetting and soiling can cause great anxiety for children, but supportive professionals can ensure problems are overcome successfully

My National Citizen Service Danny, from Bolton, was one of around 30,000 16-year-olds across the country to participate this summer in National Citizen Service, the government’s flagship youth programme. Here, he charts his experience and how it made him feel

Courses adapt to frontline demands Youth work provision is becoming increasingly diversified, as needs and budgets vary across the country. Charlotte Goddard investigates whether courses and qualifications are keeping up with the changes

Parents empowered The government wants parenting classes to become the norm in its drive to support families. Joe Lepper looks at the different programmes available and the skills required to deliver them

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My life

Marc Gorry

19, Brighton

I first contacted Brighton and Hove City Council's youth employability service a few years ago, after I was excluded from college. I didn't revise for my GCSEs; all I wanted to do was to have a laugh with my friends and I left school and college without any qualifications.

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