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Children’s charity and Inverclyde schools in partnership to take on the Scottish Attainment Challenge – improving attainment in secondary schools

25 Nov 2016

A children’s charity is celebrating after securing a funding boost of £100,000 to work in partnership with Inverclyde Council in secondary schools across the area. The funding is part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge Fund.

Beat the temperature plunge across Scotland and keep warm with Barnardo’s Scotland

21 Nov 2016

With temperatures plunging below zero, Barnardo’s Scotland shops are putting out their winter woollies and chill busting accessories to keep the communities warm and toasty without breaking the bank, in their stores across the country.

Barnardo’s Scotland Children’s Furniture Plea

07 Nov 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is appealing to people in West Lothian to donate any good quality children’s furniture they no longer need.

Barnardo’s Scotland making donating and bargain hunting easier with another store in Glasgow

24 Oct 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland has made donating pre-owned items even easier for the people of Baillieston by opening another shop in the area on Monday 24 October 2016.

‘Wild About Scotland’ initiative making the Zoo accessible to families

17 Oct 2016

Families from across Scotland had an added bonus to their holidays this year thanks to a new initiative by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Edinburgh Zoo.

Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes Scottish Parliament vote against mandating employment support

05 Oct 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland, a major provider of training and employment support to vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, has welcomed a vote in the Scottish Parliament that supports the view that there should be voluntary access to Scottish devolved services that will support people into work, as opposed to mandatory participation and the threat of benefit sanctions.

East Ayrshire Children Help Influence the Future of Education

23 Sep 2016

A group of young people from east Ayrshire helped to influence the future of education at a conference held in Vilnius, Lithuania earlier this week. Young people from six European Countries each created their own film highlighting their experiences of education.

Barnardo’s 150th Anniversary Service

23 Sep 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is marking 150 years of supporting children with a special anniversary service.

‘Wake up call for parents as 87% of young people in Scotland today say they lack confidence and doubt they will succeed in life’.

21 Sep 2016

That’s the stark findings from the UK’s number one children’s charity, Barnardo’s.

In response to the Deputy First Minister’s statement to Parliament on the Named Person

08 Sep 2016

Martin Crewe, Director of Barnardo’s Scotland, said: We welcome the Deputy First Minister’s statement today and the opportunity it provides to open up a consultative process on the necessary changes which require to be made to the Named Person legislation.

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