CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> welcomes health professional’s backing for a ban on physical punishment

Calls from a child health expert for the Scottish Government to change the law and outlaw physical punishment are being welcomed by campaigners.


Comment on nursery managers conviction

Our statement following the conviction of nursery manager Mark Maclennan, found guilty of sexual offences against children.


Charity welcomes judgement supporting a named person for every child

Our statement welcoming the finding of a judicial review which found MSPs did not exceed their powers by including provision in Children and Young People (Scotland) Act for a ‘named person’ for every child.


Charity calls on Scotlands families to make use of new free childcare hours

CHILDREN 1ST is backing a Scottish Government campaign to make sure parents and carers of children eligible for more free childcare hours know about their entitlement. 


Uni on song for a good cause

Musical theatre students play their part and kick off a year of fundraising.


Former Chief Executive Anne Houston receives OBE

Anne Houston, CHILDREN 1ST former Chief Executive, receives OBE in 2014 Honours.


Scottish writer Joins the Resolution

Scottish writer and journalist Damian Barr has been announced as CHILDREN 1ST latest celebrity ambassador.