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22 April 2021
Partnership for Children’s work in 2020

We share our reflections on our work in 2020, how we’ve adapted and what we’ve achieved.

21 April 2021
International Young Carers Conference 2021

We were delighted to be invited to present at The International Young Carers Conference (3rd-6th May 2021).

21 April 2021
NHS Education for Scotland

Zippy’s Friends has been included in NHS Education for Scotland’s new Early Intervention Framework for Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing.

18 February 2021
Making the most of the Skills for Life programmes in the lockdown

We’ve put together a short five minute video of easy ways you can use the Skills for Life programmes and resources during lockdown.

27 January 2021
Supporting Children's Mental Health Week 2021

Partnership for Children is proud to be supporting Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week 2021 (1-7 February).

11 January 2021
Skills for Life in 2021 - Resources and Training

Latest news on teacher training and free Covid children's activities

8 December 2020
Our official Christmas card winner!

To celebrate the festive season, we asked schools to get creative and design the official Partnership for Children Christmas Card for 2020.

30 November 2020
Help Partnership for Children raise vital funds this Christmas

This year why not send your friends and family one of our digital Christmas Cards on social media and make a small donation with the money you saved on cards and stamps.

5 November 2020
Trinidad and Tobago sadly say goodbye to Zippy and Apple

We are very sad to announce the closure of our excellent partner organisation, The School Leadership Center of Trinidad and Tobago.

26 October 2020
National roll out of Skills for Life Programmes in the Cayman Islands

The Alex Panton Foundation, Partnership for Children’s licensed partner organisation in the Cayman Islands, launched Zippy’s Friends, Zippy’s Friends for Special Educational Needs and Apple’s Friends in October 2019.

10 September 2020
Russian schools to take on Zippy’s Friends for Pupils with Special Educational Needs

Since its original development in 2013, Zippy’s Friends for Pupils with Special Educational Needs has been adopted by schools across the UK and by a number of Partnership for Children’s overseas partners.

4 August 2020
Early Years Home Activities

We have developed a selection of play-based activities to promote young children's social and emotional development.

8 July 2020
Using our Skills for Life programmes as part of your school's Recovery Curriculum

As schools start to prepare for more children to return to the classroom, there is increasing concern about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had and continues to have on pupils mental wellbeing.

7 July 2020
Skills for Life Programmes in Scotland – Coping skills and resilience at forefront of Recovery Curriculum

We are delighted to have successfully launched our Skills for Life programmes in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

28 May 2020
Talking to children about death

It doesn’t hurt children to talk about death. If they’re worried about it, it’s important to be honest and open to discussing it with them.

24 March 2020
Online resources and training to support the mental health of children

In these extremely challenging times, helping children to deal with change and uncertainty has never been more important.