Who we are
The National Children's Bureau is a leading charity that for 50 years has been improving the lives of children and young people,
especially the most vulnerable. We work with children and for children, to influence government policy, be a strong voice for young
people and practitioners, and provide creative solutions on a range of social issues.
'Greater Expectations' looks at how poverty and disadvantage still wreak havoc on children's lives, causing them to lag far behind their more affluent peers in almost all areas of their lives, from health to education, early development to housing. It revisits the work of a groundbreaking study published in 1973 - 'Born to Fail'. Read more at: www.ncb.org.uk/greaterexpectations
An innovative early literacy programme is successfully getting young children enjoying early reading and writing activities, through enabling staff to build the skills and confidence of parents as they support their child’s early literacy development.Read more
The Sex Education Forum, based at NCB, has published new guidance advising how parents, teachers and pupils can be involved in the process of reviewing and updating their school’s sex and relationships education policy.Read more