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Health & wellbeing

YMCA launch new health and well-being school programme

The new programme hopes to support the health and well-being of young people

Stop the bus! betty for schools has a fresh approach to PSHE

betty for schools is revolutionising PSHE education and normalising periods for both girls and...

How teachers can manage email overload and stress levels

An increasing source of stress for teachers is juggling email pressures and lesson preparatio...

Small steps can make a big difference

Living Streets encourages schools to introduce small changes which will make a huge difference...

Pupil wellbeing: getting to the heart of the matter

How is pupils' emotional wellbeing supported in fee-paying schools - and are parents kept info...

Powering pro-learning at British School in the Netherlands

Liz Free, Director of International Leadership Academy at The British School, explains how Blu...

82% of teachers say teens are coming to school hungry

British teens lose 51 minutes of learning per school day due to hunger reveals Kellogg's

School's new partnership champions students' wellbeing

Solihull School has partnered with mental health charity Safeline to help tackle mental health...

All aboard the betty bus at the Festival of Education

Say hello to the betty team at the Festival of Education, and sign up for a chance to win a vi...

How to use Sport Premium to fund active travel activities

Living Streets' WOW 2017/18 resources are on sale now

1/4 primary school children believe cheese comes from plants

Research from the British Nutrition Foundation has highlighted that more needs to be done to e...

Kings Monkton pupils create artwork for the University Hospital of Wales

The artwork will be displayed at the University Hospital of Wales' 'Ty-Croeso', a residential ...

4 in 10 teens bypass sugar ban

A new study finds that 4 in 10 teens buy sugary drinks during at lunch, despite a ban inside s...

Are your school staff suffering from stress?

Nicola Boyd, Operations Manager at Creditfix, explains how to identify and help stressed staff...

Changing the conversation

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at Alderley Edge School for Girls, discusses why well-being tuition i...

Malvern College to host 2nd Mental Health conference

This September, the College will host the second annual conference on Mental Health in 7-13 ye...

Mud, glorious mud!

Forest Schools and outdoor learning are a vital part of the planned curriculum

Why wooden playground equipment is superior

Craig Boyle from Infinite Playgrounds says that wooden playground is safer and more comfortabl...

Staying safe in the sun

Skincare product provider Deb has launched an education programme to warn children and parents...

Indoor air pollution more harmful than outdoor

Pollutant levels indoors in the US are typically two to five times higher than outdoors, the E...

A lesson in affordable, cleaner heating

Remeha's James Porter looks at how ultra-low NOx condensing boilers can help schools protect t...

Don't run away from mental health issues - just run!

John Aguilar, Principal at Padworth College, discusses how a running club offers the school a...

Run wild: sign up for Outdoor Classroom Day

Cath Prisk, Global Partnerships Manager at Project Dirt, explains why schools should embrace n...

The bigger picture: a holistic approach to education

Dr. Lim Lai Cheng, former Principal of Singapore's Raffles Institution, looks at why schools ...

'Ability to be happy' is the only real measure of success

The head of BBC North reminded Manchester High School for Girls students to aim for happiness ...

Student mental health and its effect on learning

Student stress is rising and some turn to tech to help says Dr Andres Fonseca, Consultant Psyc...

Helping children deal with failure as well as success

Dr John Hind of Dame Allan's Schools looks at the importance of supporting pupils through fail...

Life Education Bus rolls into Hunter Hall

The Life Education Bus made a pit stop at Hunter Hall School last week

Pocklington School staff train in mental health first aid

Pastoral care staff at Pocklington School have received mental health first aid training as pa...

Parents learn about mental health first aid

The seminar is one of a series taking place at Solihull School

Team GB Brownlee Brothers & Aldi help young people eat fresh

1.2 million young people to improve eating habits via educational programme, Get Set to Eat Fr...

New initiative tackles childhood obesity

Braintree district Council launches 'Livewell Child' initiative to fight childhood obesity

How Indoor Air Quality affects exam results

Andy Williams looks how Indoor Air Quality impacts exam results

Primary schools urged to take lead on family fitness

Pioneering health and wellbeing program Premier Transition aimed at pupils, parents and teache...

Almost a third of 11-16 year-olds have body image anxiety

Be Real Campaign launches Body Confidence Campaign Toolkit for Schools to tackle low body conf...

Mental health issues in schools supported by new partnership

Leeds Beckett University and Stronger Minds CIC to train teachers on how to respond to mental ...

5-y-o students learn mindfulness at Bickley Park School

New assistant head, Jon Poole introduced the classes after realising that there is nothing out...

A breath of fresh air

We talk Stefan Griffiths, Headmaster at Norwich School, about promoting a better understanding...

Should we teach primary school children about mental health?

Helen Jeys explains why it's important to help students cope with stressful situations from an...

Dyspraxic children anxious and downhearted, teachers say

New research shows children with dyspraxia suffer higher levels of emotional distress than the...