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Health & wellbeing

Interactive game takes web safety to next level

UWS creates computer game helping young people with learning disabilities stay safe online

Schools now need full-time counsellors, says ATL

Almost half of education professionals say pupils have self-harmed, according to a new survey

Bubbling with enthusiasm

Julian Lovelock tells how children at The PACE Centre face up to the challenges of physical di...

When walking goes up, pollution goes down

Living Streets' Walk to School campaign encourages thousands of families to walk each year

Stiff upper lip?

Frances Mwale discusses attitudes to mental health in young people

Schools and charities get on board with #ChildrensMHW

Children's Mental Health Week highlights pressure on young people as organisations share thoug...

Cheltenham College gives 'the present' to headteachers

Independent school heads learn about mindfulness in schools at Cheltenham College

Two thirds of primary schools have no counsellor on site

Children's Mental Health Week kicks off with research from Place2Be and NAHT

BSA issues Zika virus guidance

Boarding Schools' Association responds to Zika global health emergency

Survey finds 'inconsistent' sex education in schools

Gaps in sex and relationships education leave too many children at risk, says Sex Education Fo...

Coeliac project wins Derby student BNF award

Derby High School student's project about Coeliac Disease in children helps her scoop a nation...

Warwick adds mindfulness to the curriculum

Warwick School has joined a select few schools to start teaching 'Mindfulness and Well-being' ...

Are your students overworked?

Mont Rose College asks, what can schools and colleges do to encourage a balanced schedule?

We are what we eat

Healthy eating habits need to change nationally and primary school is the perfect place to sta...

On the agenda

Bournemouth Collegiate School comments on schools' awareness of the pressures on young people'...

Support for education staff - because adults get bullied too

Education Support Partnership back Anti Bullying Week, highlighting the support they provide t...

Mental health problems caused by school bullying

Anti-Bullying Week: National Children's Bureau finds serious consequences for children from bu...

Happiness is a serious business at Oakham

Oakham School's recent wellbeing event focused on self-esteem and nutrition

Video: Oundle makes its own sunshine

This year, Oundle School ran its 33rd Mencap Holiday for children with learning disabilities

Does your school have dental cover?

Accidents can happen at any time, so it's important to have backup, says Denplan

More want to learn sign language than French and German

Survey finds 12.7 million people in the UK want to learn British Sign Language

HMC data shows growing mental heath issues in pupils

First data on mental health trends in independent schools shows pupils are kind to each other ...

Dyspraxia - is it a battle of the sexes?

National charity calls for greater awareness of dyspraxia among women as new survey shows they...

Sir Ian McKellen visits Cheadle Hulme School

Stonewall ambassador McKellen talks to Cheadle Hulme pupils about impact of homophobic bullyin...

Over 200 participate in Oundle's 'Have a Go Day'

Oundle School pupils host annual day for visitors with special needs to try new activities on ...

Spotlight on ADHD at November conference

A host of international experts to speak at ADHD Foundation Conference 2015

Dyspraxia - is it a battle of the sexes?

Awareness week from the Dyspraxia Foundation sheds light on difference in diagnosis rates

Are UK children amongst the unhappiest in the world?

Report from The Children's Society shows England ranks 14 out of 15 in terms of overall life s...

Finished at School helps young people get into FE

Ambitious about Autism and Department for Education work to help students with autism continue...

Why abolishing homework won't stop teenage stress

Dr Raj Kumar offers advice to improve students' wellbeing, strengthen stress coping mechanisms...

Young carers feel double the pressure at exam time

Exams can be tough, but for young people juggling their studies with a caring role, life can b...

Confronting the big C

Laura Rentoul explores the importance of discussing cancer openly and ensuring support is in p...

A mindful approach

Dame Dana Ross-Wawrzynski, CEO of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, explains why mindfulne...

Beating exam stress

Amy Jackson looks at ways teachers and staff can help students deal with the stresses and stra...