There is a dramatic drop in children’s physical activity levels by the time they finish primary school, a study has found.
Nurseries should be able to ban sugary and junk food from lunchboxes, according to a poll of nursery workers.
More than one in 10 children say they have missed school due to bullying, according to a poll.
Progress in reducing food sugar content is being “lost” due to people consuming more sugary items, Public Health England’s chief executive has warned.
Children are spending hundreds of pounds “chasing their losses” on online video game purchases which offer unknown rewards, according to the children’s commissioner for England.
Children are five times more exposed to harmful air pollution while travelling to primary schools in London than at any other time of the day, a new study claims.
Mothers are more likely to go back to work after having a baby if they have relatives who are willing to look after their child, a study has found.
The number of children taking part in Active Schools activities in Aberdeen has risen, new figures have revealed.
More than twice as many children are waiting to be adopted as there are families willing to adopt, campaigners have warned.
Amazon has unveiled a new version of its Kindle e-reader – one designed specifically for children for the first time.
Rising numbers of children have received mental health support within a key treatment time target in the last three months and the situation continues to improve, a health boss has said.
Children with special needs are being let down by a system that is meant to support them, an ombudsman has warned.
Scotland’s ban on smacking has been passed on what has been hailed as a “momentous day for children’s rights”.
A US judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely.
Holograms and body implants will replace handwritten notes and letters as ways people will communicate in the future, a new survey into digital habits has suggested.
A north-east mum whose baby son underwent major surgery, which saw his skull taken apart into “small puzzle-like pieces” and rebuilt, has told of her fight to get him diagnosed.
Schools should open seven days a week, throughout the year, and have designated police officers to help combat gangs and violence, according to the Children’s Commissioner for England.
Doctors need more cash to bring an end to “appalling” delays for children accessing mental health treatment, a senior politician has said.
Children living in poverty are being severely disadvantaged in the British school system, according to a new survey which warns crime is a consequence of inadequate support for such disadvantaged youth.
Parents who share a car with their children will be able to keep track of their whereabouts thanks to new geofencing technology from Skoda.
Nearly a quarter of a million children are unhappy in the UK, according to new research by a children’s charity.
Nursery workers say imaginary friends are becoming less common, with too much screen time affecting children’s imaginations.
More than 520,000 books have been checked out of north-east libraries by children in the past year.
New figures show officers have dealt with a total of 131 cases in the north-east since a new law was introduced in 2017 to clamp down on so-called revenge porn.
Parents who believe in showing their children who is boss may be on the right track, according to a new study.
A flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app meant children could have come into contact with people not approved by their parents, the social network has confirmed.
Children's charity the NSPCC is urging youngsters not to suffer in silence over the holidays.
North-east children are being asked to share their views on crime and safety in a bid to boost policing.
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Children’s brains can be boosted by their mother eating nuts during early pregnancy, a new study claims.