In Depth

Making the case for health visiting

Councils should recognise vital preventative role played by health visitors and protect services, says expert.

Restraint of children: Legal update

Coram Children's Legal Centre explores new guidance on restraint and restrictive interventions for children with SEND.

Securing support for children with SEN

In the context of funding shortfalls for children with special educational needs, Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram, looks at the increase in appeals against local authority decisions.

Teaching about sexual consent

Early adolescents should be taught about sexual consent to tackle stereotypical views, says expert.

Mental Health in Schools: Special Report

As children's mental health needs increase, schools, charities and councils are working to develop new ways of supporting pupils' wellbeing through the curriculum and improve therapeutic interventions.