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Amanda Spielman comes out in favour of banning mobile phones in schools; report finds Church of England "botched" an investigation into alleged cases of abuse; and academic warns of lack of evidence for so-called "gaming disorder", all in the...

Initiatives to tackle loneliness among young people will be central to a forthcoming strategy on the issue, the government has said.

The National Citizen Service initiative accounts for around 95 per cent of central government's direct spend on youth services, figures published in parliament have revealed.

A programme helping young people with special educational needs (SEN) into employment is set to double in size over the next three years, it has been announced.

Government to make it more difficult for young people to buy knives; Department for Education confirms intent to extend 30 hours childcare entitlement to foster carers; and 19-year-old granted a forced marriage protection order, all in the news...

Culture Secretary calls for schools to confiscate mobile phones from children at the start of the day; government announces review of medical use of cannabis; and report finds more than 1,000 children detained at Heathrow Airport last year,...

Slough Children's Services Trust has appointed the current director of children's services in Wokingham to become its new chief executive.

York Council's director of children's services (DCS) has been named as the person to take charge of children's services in Rotherham.

Government fund to tackle loneliness to include £1m for young people's projects; survey finds many parents struggling to afford basic hygiene products for their children; and call for end of use of predicted grades to apply for university, all...

Police team to be established to identify gang-related online content; Public Health England highlights extent of children's overconsumption of sugar; and school asks for help from parents to make sure it has enough toilet paper, all in the...