Our current focus is supporting children and young people in our borough
Young People are our borough’s future. If we ensure they are cared for, we will positively influence and contribute to their future success and employability that will, in turn, support our borough in future years.
Sutton's youth population is growing. The projected increase in 5 to 19 year olds is 19.8% versus 7.5% nationally.
Some wards in Sutton have five times the rate of child poverty than affluent wards.
Attainment levels when leaving primary school is signifcantly less for free school meal children.
Sutton has double the rate of under-18 hospital admissions for alcohol related conditions versus London.