Joe Plumb: Kidscape Trustee, Ambassador and Friend

It is with profound sadness that we share the news that our dear trustee, ambassador, and friend, Joe Plumb, has passed away.

Joe, 26, had been a champion of Kidscape for many years. Joe officially j…

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The impact of bullying on school absence rates

By Kat Fuller, Parent Support Manager at Kidscape

Like many kids, I was bullied at school. The thought of going back after the summer holidays filled me with utter dread - something I know thousands …

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How to help your child talk about what’s going on in their life

If you’re concerned that your child is being bullied, or you know they are but need to find out more, it can often be quite challenging to get them to open up about what’s going on and how they’re fee…

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"Just go for it": Josh Braid on his upcoming fundraiser to Antarctica

This December, fundraiser Josh Braid is aiming to climb Antarctica's highest mountain and then ski to the South Pole - all while pulling a rocking horse. 

The fundraiser will support two charities, i…

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Kidscape, yr elusen gwrth-fwlio, yn cydweithio gyda “Rownd a Rownd” ar stori fwlio

Mae’r elusen atal bwlio arobryn, Kidscape, wedi partneru â'r gyfres ddrama Gymraeg "Rownd a Rownd" i gydweithio ar stori am fwlio mewn ysgolion. Mae’r cydweithio arloesol hwn yn gam hollbwysig tuag at…

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Kidscape partners with acclaimed drama series!

Anti-bullying charity Kidscape has collaborated with "Rownd a Rownd" for a bullying storyline.

We are delighted to have partnered with the acclaimed Welsh drama series "Rownd a Rownd" to work togethe…

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Sink your teeth into our fangtastic Halloween activities!

Halloween is back, and we've got Halloween activities with a difference!

The festival might traditionally be thought of as scary, but it doesn't have to be. Spread a little kindness with our pumpkin-…

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Interview with children's author Kelly Sharpe: making a noise about bullying

Being the only two girls in high school who loved professional wrestling, it probably won’t surprise you that my sister, Lucy, and I often got picked on. In fact, people often liked to pick on most th…

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Words to inspire young girls - and anyone young at heart!

Did you know that 93% of girls have greater aspirations after following inspiring women on social media? That's why the #ThisLittleGirlIsMe campaign is back, and it's here to inspire young girls!


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Supporting children with difficult friends

Guest blog by the Counselling Directory, part of the Happiful family.

Children will fall out with their friends from time to time, especially as friendship groups often change during our early years,…

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This International Dog Day, let's celebrate what dogs do for our mental health

By Hayley Smith, Fundraiser (Trusts and Foundations) at Kidscape

I count myself as incredibly lucky to have been born into a “dog family”.

My parents had already had our rescue dog, Nero, for seve…

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Why I'm running 160 miles for Kidscape

By Heather Reid


Trigger warning: self-harm, depression, suicide

For the first 16 years of my life, I was the total opposite of what I am now. I was extremely insecure, isolated and just a ve…

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Kidscape appoints new CEO

Kidscape is pleased to announce that it has appointed Paula Timms as its new CEO.

Paula is an experienced strategic leader within the children's sector across the UK. She has worked in charity and lo…

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What's it like to volunteer for Kidscape?

Tom Woollin is a Kidscape's School and Community Volunteer. We asked him what it's like to volunteer for Kidscape.

Are you enjoying being a volunteer for Kidscape?

I would absolutely recommend volun…

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Giant Success at the Charity Film Awards!

Kidscape celebrated a huge victory last week by taking home Bronze at the Smiley Charity Film Awards! The Awards, which celebrate charity films, aim to increase exposure for causes across the nation.

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"I used to be bullied. Now I've written a song about my experience."

Chris faced bullying as a child. Now, he's part of the indie/electro duo She's Got Claws. He shares how the bullying he experienced as a child inspired their recent track, 'Monsters From The ID'.

As …

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Kidscape has won a Hate Crime Award!

We’re delighted to have won the Victim Support Hate Crime Charter Award for our work tackling hate crime.

As a charity, it’s incredibly important to us that every child and their family gets support …

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Holidays can work wonders for your child’s social skills. Here’s how.

Children practice social skills every day, but there’s something particularly intense about holidays, a weekend away, or even a day out, which makes them an ideal opportunity for learning. Here’s how …

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