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Ask the Experts: Buying condoms is not your job

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

14 October 2014

Our panel offers advice on condom distribution, writing a vision statement, being turned down for promotion and nursery staff contracts.

Young people go to market to showcase their talents

By Laura McCardle |

14 October 2014

Two brothers from Stockport have developed a concept that fuses young people's passion for arts and entrepreneurialism by setting up marketplaces across the UK to showcase their talents.

Ask the Experts: Deter young people from drugs

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

02 September 2014

Our panel offers advice on "legal highs", saving money while safeguarding, partnership working concerns and coping with hot weather.

Beaulieu House, Isle of Wight, Children's home inspection, May 2014.

Ask The Experts: Help a child understand dementia

By Derren Hayes |

19 August 2014

Our panel offers advice on discussing dementia with young children, sexual health, school improvement and dealing with parents' fears.

A partnership between the London council and local employers will see 100 disadvantaged young people offered paid part-time jobs to give them an insight into work and to help them develop skills they can use to find permanent employment in the future.

Skills for the Job: Support children post-adoption

By Claire Friday |

05 August 2014

Ensuring the needs of adopted children and young people are recognised and understood is important for all children's professionals.

Ask the Experts: Deterring children from tattoos

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

05 August 2014

Our expert panel offers advice on young people and tattoos, holiday cover, children living with substance misuse and mud kitchens.

Ask the Experts: Supporting LGBT young people

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

22 July 2014

Our expert panel offers advice on provision for young gay people, dangerous internet crazes, workforce motivation and SEN reforms.

Sydney Russell School, London - alternative provision survey inspection - March 2011