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In the News: Pupil premium benefits many, Judge warns on Baby P case impact

Published: 21.07.14

A round-up of stories from the last week's news covering adoption and adoption-related stories.
In the News: Pupil premium benefits many, Judge warns on Baby P case impact

Pupil premium reform is benefiting children from all backgrounds
Ofsted report reveals the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers is closing. Gov.uk 16.07.14

One in five children's social workers unaware of Children and Families Act changes, report finds
A report conducted by the Victoria ClimbiƩ Foundation finds almost a fifth of children's social workers do not know about sweeping reforms to the adoption system. Community Care 18.07.14

Timpson orders creation of independent trust in Slough
Children's services in Slough are to be split off from local authority control and run by an independent trust in an attempt to improve performance, children's minister Edward Timpson has said. CYP 15.07.14

Judge warns on Baby P case impact
The Baby P child abuse scandal has created a "highly defensive atmosphere" among social workers that has created pressure on them to intervene in cases, a former High Court judge has warned. Daily Mail 13.07.14

 

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