ANT and Dec are set to host a virtual assembly to highlight support for children.

The assembly is organised by children's charity NSPCC and comes amid growing concerns youngsters' mental health during the pandemic.

It is aimed at children urged five and over to help them speak out about mental health.

Dec said: “We hope we can remind children that they don’t have to just carry their worries with them – they can always speak to someone they trust if they’re feeling sad, overwhelmed, or unsafe.”

The previous assembly, which took place in June, received over 100,000 views on Facebook and YouTube.

Ant added: “After what has been an incredibly difficult start to the year for many young people, we feel privileged to once again be hosting the NSPCC’s virtual assembly for children and their families.

‘Speak Out. Stay Safe’ assembly will be held on the charity's Facebook on February 23 at 10am.