Today is the 28th of January and we have just visited Richard House Children’s Hospice in Beckton. We brought two boxes of new toys and donated £850 to pay for music therapy and playtime supplies.
Research by Refuge and Women’s Aid has underlined the damage done by government policies, especially for specialist refuge services.
Investigation by The Evening Standard reveals an unprecedented increase in school exclusions is contributing to London’s knife crime surge. We want to become part of the reforms.
Last week in schools around the country, teachers and pupils have been discussing the approaches that are needed to tackle bullying. Despite the efforts of groups like the Anti-Bullying Alliance, bullying remains prolific. Fixing the problem will require a society-wide shift in attitude.
Feeling anxious about going to school isn’t a new phenomenon afflicting today’s kids. After all, we all remember saying we didn’t want to go to school the day of a test. But today’s students are dealing with more stress and more pressure than ever before.
The scale of child abuse in the UK is hidden from view. The highest statistics significantly underestimate how many children in the UK are exposed to acts of cruelty, violence or neglect. Click here to find out how we can uphold our social responsibility to protect the rights of all children.
Children have an incredible ability to dream – something that is reflected in the work of famed children’s author, Roald Dahl. With stories like Fantastic Mr. Fox, The BFG, and James and the Giant Peach, Dahl’s legacy continues to expand imaginations and inspire childhood dreams.
Little Lives works to create more opportunities for underprivileged children; tackling the social barriers that they face and supporting them to work on their dreams and aspirations. This is a huge undertaking in the London community, which has the highest rate of child poverty in the UK.
Around one in a hundred children in the UK have autism, a lifelong developmental disability which affects an individual’s social skills, communication abilities and the way that they perceive the world.