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Supporting Evidence

Opportunities in life should not be based on a postcode lottery, but available to all young people, regardless of background and ability.  Young people today face an unprecedented range of daily challenges which are often reported in the media and press.  All of which, further support our drive to provide every young people across the country, with a safe and inspiring place to spend their leisure time, with access to employability, health and sporting initiatives which make a huge contribution to their emotional and physical wellbeing.

Fair Education Alliance

Published: 27th October 2018 Fair Education Alliance

The Report Card measures progress towards the five Fair Education Impact Goals which aim to narrow the gaps between the most advantaged and least advantaged students at each stage of education including gaps in skills and wellbeing.

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Podcast – My Little Hundred Million

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Published: 26th October 2018 Revisionist History

“My Little Hundred Million” looks at the hidden ideologies behind giving and how a strange set of ideas has hijacked educational philanthropy.

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Number of children referred to mental health services in England rises by a quarter

Published: 8th October 2018 The Independent

'Untold numbers of children are falling through the gaps and not getting the support they need.'

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Fighting school holiday hunger in Birkenhead

Published: 20th August 2018 BBC News

An estimated three million children are at risk of going hungry over the holidays, when free school meals are off the menu, and the government has pledged £2m to help provide food and activities for children.

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The Good Childhood Report 2018

Published: 1st August 2018 The Children's Society

The Good Childhood Report 2018, produced in partnership with the University of York, is the seventh in a series of annual reports published by The Children’s Society about how children in the UK feel about their lives.

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Sharp rise in pupil exclusions from English state schools

Published: 19th July 2018 The Guardian

Unions point to funding cuts after permanent exclusions rise by about 1,000 from 2016 to 2017.

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Moral Maze: Gang Culture

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Published: 27th June 2018 BBC

On Saturday night, a 15-year boy was stabbed to death in East London. He was the 50th person to be killed by a knife in…

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CH4 News Feat: The Childhood Trust Summer Holiday Report

Published: 11th June 2018 Channel 4

Channel 4 News investigates the rise in youth violence in the capital, highlighting the cuts to youth provision and the effect on children. Featuring Laurence…

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