Growing Up in Scotland is a longitudinal research study, tracking the lives of thousands of children & their families from the early years, through childhood and beyond. The main aim of the study is to provide new information to support policy-making in Scotland but it is also intended to provide a resource for practitioners, academics, the voluntary sector and parents.

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Article based on GUS data nominated for prestigious award

A journal article which presented findings from analysis of GUS data was nominated for a prestigious research award.  …read more

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Life at age 12: initial findings from the Growing up in Scotland study

This report presents some initial findings about the lives of 12-year-old children living in Scotland, using data collected …read more

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New report: Changes in Language Ability over the Primary School Years

This report drew on measures of language ability which were gathered from children participating in the Growing Up …read more

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New briefing: Children’s social and emotional wellbeing

This briefing summarises findings from three papers using data from the Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study to …read more

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New report: Factors associated with adverse childhood experiences in Scottish children: a prospective cohort study

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have been associated with a range of poorer health and social outcomes throughout the …read more

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