Policy paper

Review of children in need

How the government is reviewing support for children in need in order to support them and improve their outcomes.


Children in need review: interim findings


Information on the government’s policy to support children in need and build the evidence base on how to improve their educational outcomes.

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Published 16 March 2018
Last updated 17 June 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Help, protection, education: concluding the children in need review' and updated the review of children in need to reflect the findings of the review.

  2. Added 'Children in need: interim findings' and updated information links.

  3. First published.