Children



Glasgow City Council provides additional funding to support children from low-income families during lockdown

30th January 2021

The extra financial support follows the Council’s winter payment of £120 to children of low-income families. An additional fund announced by the Glasgow City Council will ensure every child eligible for free school meals receives a fortnightly payment of £25 to support families during the current lockdown.  The grant was announced after the most recent ...


University of Glasgow student to cut dreadlocks for charity

3rd December 2020

Glasgow student to raise money for Childline cash in time for Christmas break. University of Glasgow student Emma Robinson will be cutting her seven-year-old dreadlocks for the NSPCC. Robinson decided to cut her hair for the charity after learning of the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of children, which has especially affected ...


The long-term effects of childhood trauma

24th October 2020

University of Glasgow researchers have found that childhood trauma may have a far larger impact than first thought.  It has been found that childhood trauma can have a lasting impact on more than just your mental health. Scientists at the University of Glasgow have discovered that people who experience one or more forms of maltreatment ...


Researchers say group learning pods can help children

12th October 2020

Study shows five families can form “learning pods” if schools close again. University of Glasgow’s Institute of Health and Wellbeing have created the “Scottish Model for Safe Education” with four Scottish Borders primary schools.  The study highlights the immense pressure that parents were under during the lockdown that began in March 2020, and suggests in ...