Lessons to be Learnt for Children’s and Society’s Sake

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

The fourteenth and final article in a series on the history of the approved school service.

The Reality of Closure

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

The thirteenth in a series on the history of the approved school service.

Endings

by Jim Hyland davidlane

The twelfth in a series on the history of the approved school service

The CHE System Begins to Unravel

by Jim Hyland

The eleventh in a series on the history of the approved school service

Alternatives to Costly Residential Care Emerge

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

The tenth in a series on the history of the approved school service

Community Homes with Education - Reformation of the Approved Schools?

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

The eighth in a series on the history of the approved school service

Foundation, Reformation and Termination of the Approved Schools

by Jim Hyland

The seventh in a series on the history of the approved school service

Approved Schools in the Furnace of Change

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

The sixth in a series on the history of the approved school service

Approved Schools in The 1960 –Time for Radical Thinking

by , davidlane

The fifth in a series on the history of the approved school service

News Views

Including leaving care, mapping social problems, Dads’ Time Tales, violence to children, music at the Mulberry Bush, dangerous blinds, Youth …

Approved Schools : Pressures for Change

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

The fourth in a series on the history of the approved school service.

Crime – A Challenge to Us All :Chaired by Lord Longford

Digest by Digest Robert Shaw, davidlane

A seminal Labour Party report which affected later policy-making

Approved Schools: Issues for the System

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

The cost of care and the question of success.

The Ingleby Report:Chaired by Viscount Ingleby

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

A thorough review of the management of young offenders

The Beginning of the Approved School System

by Jim Hyland, davidlane

How standards of staffing, training and physical conditions in schools for young offenders were improved over four decades.

‘The Second Curtis Report’ Chaired by Dame Myra Curtis

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

An outstanding report which had a massive impact at a critical point

A Measure of Success

by , davidlane

An event which showed the long-term impact of Wellesley’s nautical training

A Brief History of Events and Trends from 1695 to 1969 in the Residential Care of Young Offenders in the UK

by davidlane

The Month’s Theme: Looking Back to Look Forward

The Court Lees Affair

by David Lane

A scandal which rocked the approved school system and heralded its end

‘After Grace, Teeth: A Comparative Study of Residential Experience of Boys in Approved Schools’ by Spencer Millham, Roger Bullock and Paul Cherrett

Another Move for Admiral Boscawen

by David Lane

How the Admiral’s history tells the ever-changing story of child care

‘Children Referred to Closed Units’ by Pat Cawson and Mary Martell

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

The ignored facts about young people who were locked up

‘Spare the Child’ by David Wills

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

The struggle to change a traditional approved school to offer relationship-based treatment

Reflections of a Has-Been: 3 : Changing Philosophies

by Roy Grimwood

In the course of his career, Roy has seen changes of law, provision and philosophy.

Child Care Past and Present

by Roger Bullock, davidlane

Evaluating how things have changed over half a century