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Schools across UK to receive free copies of 'What is Humanism?' from British Humanist Association

21st February 2017
From 21 February, schools across the United Kingdom will be receiving free copies of Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young’s children’s book What is Humanism? courtesy of the British Humanist Association... [read more]
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Children's futures at risk as new poll reveals: parents DON’T know whether their nursery has a qualified teacher

17th February 2017
More than a third of parents in England with children under five don’t know whether their nursery employs qualified early years teachers – staff trained specifically to support children’s... [read more]
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Butterflies declining faster in urban areas

16th February 2017
Butterflies are declining more rapidly in urban areas than in the countryside, a study published in the journal Ecological Indicators has revealed. But the majority of butterflies living in our towns... [read more]
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Kids are interested in more than snot and poo, says CBeebies’ Dr Ranj

14th February 2017
Children’s TV favourite will be answering questions from pupils and parents at Burgess Hill Girls Open Day Children’s health and wellbeing will be on the timetable when CBeebies’ resident... [read more]
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Children’s book with deaf heroine tops Amazon chart

14th February 2017
An inspiring adventure story about a deaf girl and her hearing friend, Daisy and Ted’s Awesome Adventures, has become an Amazon #1 best seller in its first week on sale. The National Deaf Children’s... [read more]
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Peppa Pig and Friends Return to the Big Screen this April in ‘PEPPA PIG MY FIRST CINEMA EXPERIENCE’

14th February 2017
Nine Brand New Episodes and Interactive Sing-a-Long Content Offers Young Fans Fans of Entertainment One’s (eOne) hit TV show Peppa Pig will be snorting with delight as everyone’s favourite... [read more]
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Miranda Hart Creates a Brand New Disney Channel Web Series, So Sammy

13th February 2017
Miranda Hart has created a new web series, So Sammy, with writer Rob Evans, and producer Jo Sargent, for the Disney Channel app. The quirky drama comedy, which is the first ever series produced for the... [read more]
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Top tips for parents: What to do if your child is being bullied

10th February 2017
Trudy Cowan at the University of Derby, discusses the impact bullying has on young people and how it can be tackled. It’s simple… with good mental health, children and young people do better... [read more]
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Keep Britain Tidy prepares for the Great British Spring Clean 2017

10th February 2017
This year Keep Britain Tidy is launching its biggest-ever litter campaign, the Great British Spring Clean, to encourage 500,000 people to get out there and make sure their neighbourhood is one of which... [read more]
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The iconic red phone box gets a twenty-first century makeover

7th February 2017
They are one of the most instantly recognisable symbols of Britain and while the red phone box may not be a feature of every British town and city, they are still just as famous and loved as ever. Our... [read more]
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Artists worldwide surprise displaced Syrian children with handmade postcards

3rd February 2017
Artfinder’s global community of 9,000 artists sent a message of hope to Syrian children by posting hundreds of handmade postcards to their refugee camp. Artfinder investor Tatiana Ojjeh spent the... [read more]
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Can we learn to love our greens? UK primary school children may have found the answer

2nd February 2017
As part of BBC Learning's Terrific Scientific campaign, young scientists have been eating kale every day in an effort to prove that there may be a reason as to why some people don't enjoy their... [read more]
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1.2 MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE GET SET TO EAT FRESH AS ALDI ANNOUNCES FOUR YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH TEAM GB’S BROWNLEE BROTHERS

2nd February 2017
Olympic athletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee have joined forces with Aldi to pledge their support for Get Set to Eat Fresh, an ambitious educational programme aiming to improve the eating habits of 1.2... [read more]
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Since 1957, over 8,000,000 children and parents have discovered what makes PGL, the UK’s no.1 for children’s 'summer camp' activity breaks

1st February 2017
Our all-inclusive residential holidays offer children bags of fun activities, new friends and freedom to express themselves but in a safe, supportive environment with first class care. So much more... [read more]
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A diverse new season announced for National Theatre Live in 2017

1st February 2017
The National Theatre has announced details of new productions to be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally from April as part of National Theatre Live. New shows to be given the... [read more]
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LIGHTS OUT. LET’S ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE.

1st February 2017
WHAT: WWF is calling for everyone across the UK to sign up and take part in Earth Hour – the world’s biggest show of support for our brilliant planet and the need to protect it. It’s... [read more]
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Starting Young - Kids & Exercise

1st February 2017
By Stuart Pilkington Making movement the norm Getting children involved in exercise from an early age is key to their healthy development. However, in age where the temptation of the iPad... [read more]
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Our dog-loving nation set to go barking mad for the Great British Dog Walk 2017

30th January 2017
Our dog-loving nation is set to go barking mad for this year’s Great British Dog Walk, 20 fun-filled countryside walks being held between March and June 2017 to ensure more hearing dogs can be trained... [read more]
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One billion people rely on developing countries’ hidden workforce of animals for their livelihoods

27th January 2017
What are we doing to support the 100 million donkeys, horses and mules working hard every day to feed the world’s poorest communities?  Did you know that one working animal can support... [read more]
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DK partners with BookTrust to help get every child reading

23rd January 2017
DK UK is today announcing its partnership with BookTrust, the UK’s largest reading charity, to help transform the lives of children across the nation through reading. This charity partnership... [read more]
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About 500 Words in exactly 500 Words

17th January 2017
Seven years ago, Chris Evans had a dream: to get children excited about reading and writing. All children, no matter what their ability. 500 Words is now one of the most successful story-writing competitions... [read more]
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