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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...

St Swithun's embraces global Outdoor Classroom Day

Pupils at St Swithun's Junior School swap the classroom for the great outdoors

Is boarding good for pupils' wellbeing?

Deputy Head Pastoral, Andrea Saxel explains Cranleigh School's approach to mental health and p...

Food for Life school pupil twice as likely to eat five-a-day

Researchers from UWE release report on the impact of the Soil Association's programme

Project shows pupils benefits of outdoor learning

Pupils in Devon's schools are being encouraged to interact more with the natural environment

Nursing in Schools

School nurse workloads risk undermining essential support for children with long-term health c...

Book Corner: Mental Health Matters

Paula Nagel offers practical advice and case studies on mental health issues in primary school...

Schools to learn life-saving CPR

BHF encourage schools to register for free CPR training kits and take part in milestone event

Finding happiness in an uncertain world

Rosi Prescott, CEO of Central YMCA, says schools must start prioritising student wellbeing

Why are we so anxious about child anxiety?

Schools need to start conversations about mental health to free the stigma, says Barry Richard...

Government launches childhood obesity action plan

New strategy for tackling primary school children's health issues focuses on sugar and getting...

Boys increasingly worried about body image

New ad industry resources launched as new Credos research reveals half of secondary school boy...

Addressing modern-day stress

Malvern College to hold mental health and wellbeing conference this September

Almost 75% of children want to be more active

Change4Life and Disney inspire pupils to get active ahead of the summer holidays

From hashtag to handbook

Popular #Teacher5ADay hashtag turned into book to help teachers manage stress

Haileybury festival puts focus on mental health

Dr Aric Sigman and MP Charles Walker to be keynote speakers at Haileybury's Festival of Wellbe...

Cool under pressure

Alison Binns has some tips for coping with exam stress

Be UV aware

Paul Jakeaway looks at how schools can minimise the risk of skin cancer

Olympic mentor helps athletes visualise their goals

Miriam Luke hosts series of workshops at Plymouth College, as part of Youth Sport Trust progra...

Teaching the hand hygiene curriculum

Paul Jakeway discusses a strategy for preventing unnecessary illness in school by educating pu...

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

Cheltenham College gives 'the present' to headteachers

Independent school heads learn about mindfulness in schools at Cheltenham College

Schools and charities get on board with #ChildrensMHW

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

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...