The Scottish Government is failing vulnerable children by not checking they have received digital devices during lockdown, the Conservatives have said.
Children under 12 will not have to physically distance outdoors, allowing them to hug grandparents for the first time since lockdown.
Children with coronavirus may have neurological symptoms in the absence of the respiratory ones typically associated with Covid-19, researchers have said.
Adoption agencies are being inundated with a “surprisingly high” volume of inquiries from prospective parents, despite concerns about their income and possible redundancies due to the coronavirus pandemic, a charity boss has said.
A popular Aberdeen play park and tennis court will be reopening on Monday.
A crisis of mental health and unprocessed trauma “is only just beginning” for disadvantaged children emerging from the coronavirus lockdown, a charity said.
Around one in five teenagers who have sent “sexts” said they did so because they were coerced or blackmailed into it, according to a new survey.
The age at which young people are referred to children’s hearings in Scotland could be raised from 16 to 18.
Children could be left dealing with the long-term consequences of the Covid-19 crisis with concerns around mental health, despite having a much lower risk of being severely affected by the disease, a leading paediatrician advising the Government has suggested.
Children across England have been returning to primary school, but early indications suggest the number of pupils back in the classroom varies significantly depending on local area.
Children and young people are likely to experience high rates of depression and anxiety long after the lockdown ends, according to a review.
As our children might be back to their desks in August, can I send a wee Hero-gram to a group who’ve so far missed out on the pandemic praise? The mums and dads.
The Prime Minister has been urged by the NSPCC to get on with regulation of social networks, as the number of online grooming crimes topped 10,000.
Concerns have been raised about the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on Scotland’s most vulnerable children, with a report warning domestic abuse is on the rise.
Children and young people could be half as likely to catch coronavirus than adults, a scientific review of studies from around the world has suggested.
Stuck for ideas to entertain the kids during lockdown? Look no further than your kitchen cupboards.
The federal Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned doctors about a serious rare inflammatory condition in children linked with the coronavirus.
Nicola Sturgeon is being urged to make additional payments to help Scotland’s poorest families “weather the storm” of coronavirus.
There will be a surge in vulnerable children and young people going into care as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a charity has said.
A north-east arts and crafts store has created a colouring-in sheet to show its support for frontline workers.
Open to under 16s, participants must sketch out their building on paper or create it digitally on a computer, before building a small-scale model of their design using different recycled materials, Lego, paper or card.
Hundreds of vulnerable families are being given laptops and tablets after children’s charities teamed up in an initiative to combat “digital exclusion” during lockdown.
Mary’s Meals is to deliver food to the homes of more than one million children who regularly rely on its service.
Parents are more likely to feel stressed in lockdown as they juggle different challenges with less access to normal coping mechanisms, a psychiatry expert has said.
A majority of the children and teenagers in China who were infected with Covid-19 and were admitted to hospital experienced only mild symptoms, preliminary analysis suggests.
Parents can do much to support children with mental health issues who are more likely to suffer from the effects of the lockdown than others, a psychiatry expert has said.
A teacher has created a digital colouring book with pictures of schools across the north-east to help children who are missing them during lockdown.
A north-east estate agent is calling on budding young artists and architects to get involved in a new competition.
Hundreds of children in Scotland have sought counselling over coronavirus fears, according to the NSPCC.
The lockdown is unlikely to lead to long-term problems in children who should cope with the situation, a psychology expert has said.