We've hidden books

Our Families and Parenting Service have been out and about hiding books - have you found one? Read more

“Got anything nice planned for the summer?”

The reality of the school summer holidays can be a nightmare for disadvantaged families who struggle to stay afloat without the safety net of breakfast clubs and free school meals Read more

Behind the scenes at our Sexual Health Drop-ins

We caught up with Rebekah Bennett, Project Worker at our Young People's Service for a chat about what goes on at Children North East's Sexual Health Drop-ins Read more

School Uniform costs: what can be done to reduce pressure on families living in poverty?

Preparing for kids to go back to school, particularly uniform shopping, is one of the most costly times of the year and puts a massive financial burden on struggling families Read more

The highlights from the 25th Sandcastle Challenge

Get the lowdown from Sandhaven Beach when over 1,700 school children gathered in South Shields for the Sandcastle Challenge 2019 Read more

How I got help for my gambling addiction

Children as young as 11 are now betting regularly according to a Gambling Commission report. As Children North East launches its gambling survey, dad of two, Ricky Murray, writes about his own addiction to 'the next big win' Read more

Moving on up to secondary school - a new chapter

BBC Bitesize are guest blogging about the leap children make from primary to secondary school in September and how a group of North East teachers are piloting a transition programme for Year 6 pupils. Read more

The best thing about being a Dad is....

To mark Father's Day, we asked the Dads across the projects here at Children North East their thoughts about fatherhood and what it means to them. Read more

Just Change School Meals - Please sir, can I have some more?!

Sara Bryson shares her thoughts on the recently launched Just Change Campaign which wants pupils on free school meals to get the change from their lunch money Read more

April down on the Children North East Allotment

Catch up with the latest developments down on the Children North East Young People's Service Allotment in Benwell this month... Read more

What does 'be the best you can be' really mean?

Schools are all for raising pupils' aspirations - but our aspirations may not be theirs says Luke Bramhall Read more