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We work with the most vulnerable young people. We listen. We support. We act. Because we believe no child should feel alone. IG: thechildrenssociety
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Children's Society 10h
It's so disheartening to see new research suggesting that disadvantaged pupils are almost twice as likely to fail GCSE maths as their wealthier classmates.
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Children's Society 11h
Congrats on getting a spot Sarah, thank you so much for choosing to help us with our work - and good luck with the training!
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Children's Society Aug 20
There is, sadly, nothing new about children being exploited by criminals. However, there is a lack of understanding of the scale of the threats facing young people. Learn 7 things you may not know about child exploitation.
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Children's Society Aug 20
No-one should need a food bank. There should be proper local and national support which prevents people being swept away by the tide of poverty. features in a guest blog.
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Children's Society Aug 19
Do you become 'old' when you retire? Or maybe it's when you receive your free bus pass? Or is it based on your understanding of the words 'lit' and 'peng'? Take our quiz, written by a 17 year old, to put your perceived age through its paces.
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Children's Society Aug 19
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If you think this is unacceptable, find out how you can support our campaign ⬇️
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Children's Society Aug 19
Over 1 million children rely on free school meals in term time. It is shocking that across the summer they rely on charity, and chance.
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Children's Society Aug 19
No child should go hungry. However, this is exactly what is happening over the school holidays due to the lack of free school meals.
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Children's Society Aug 18
Drug crime is increasing in many small towns and villages even as it falls significantly in city centres. Find out more about 'county lines', when gangs and crime networks groom and exploit children to travel and sell drugs:
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Children's Society Aug 18
An investigation into the UK’s knife crime epidemic revealed ‘chicken shop gangs’ are snaring children to deal drugs by offering them free food. Read our advice on how to spot if your child is at risk.
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Children's Society Aug 17
"The biggest turning point in my caring journey was when I became a carer champion". Check out our 'Being Young' project with , working to make sure young people's voices are being heard:
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Children's Society Aug 17
Did you know families are now spending an average of £340 per year for each child at secondary school? We believe that no parent should have to cut back on food or heating or get into debt to pay for school uniforms.
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Children's Society Aug 17
We spoke with one of our service managers who tells us her reasons for fighting to disrupt exploitation and support young people who have become victims of this system.
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Children's Society Aug 16
‘When I think about that time, even now I feel very scared’ More about Hou's incredible story of finding hope in what many would see as a hopeless situation.
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Children's Society Aug 16
Any child can be at risk of exploitation - anyone who wants to fit in, to feel less alone or to make money can be at risk. Learn to spot the signs and identify when a child is a victim of criminal exploitation:
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Children's Society Aug 16
Closes this weekend! We are on the lookout for a Policy and Research Manager to join our team. Join us and change the lives of children for the better. ➡️ ⬅️
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Children's Society Aug 16
There is, sadly, nothing new about children being exploited by criminals. However, there is a lack of understanding of the scale of the threats facing young people. Learn 7 things you may not know about child exploitation.
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Children's Society Aug 15
Offering support to a young person in your life receiving today could make such a difference to them. We cover some top tips to help a young person cope with results day stress.
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Children's Society Aug 15
'I might have not done well before, but I can do it now.' If you're receiving today, remember that you've worked hard and should be proud of yourself, whatever the results.
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Mark Russell Aug 15
My thoughts are with students collecting results. Just remember you’re amazing, you’re full of talent and potential, and your worth is not determined by the grades you get
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