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Can mindfulness tackle the mental health crisis?

On World Mental Health Day, 1decision's Hayley Sherwood looks at the issues facing schools as ...

Schools should invest in monitoring student wellbeing

Sponsored: iSAMS explains how systems can be put in place to help support teachers when it com...

Making your classroom a picture of happiness

Brilliant Schools is a new subscription service helping staff, pupils and parents take charge ...

The winner takes it all

When it comes to self-esteem, says Dean Close School's Justin Slade, staff largely define the ...

Teaching consent in the #MeToo age

With guidance for relationships and sex education in schools to be consulted on by Govt, how d...

What is the WOW Factor?

Sponsored: Living Streets, the charity for everyday walking, explains the benefits of creating...

Working to reduce the stresses of school life

Though there is no panacea for the mental health crisis, much can and should be done, says Dr ...

How Heathfield ensures pupils flourish at school and beyond

Headteacher Marina Gardiner Legge explains how pupils at Heathfield School, Ascot, are benefit...

Author gives children books containing their own work

Hallfield School pupils saw themselves in print as part of the school's focus on wellbeing

Supporting student wellbeing in independent schools

Sponsored: Gabbitas Education reflects on the success of their recent conference on wellbeing ...

Safeguarding made simple with CPOMS

SPONSORED: CPOMS helps schools ensure students are safe and fully supported

4 in 5 education employees are 'looking for better support'

Westfield Health revealed the figure following their survey of more than two thousand UK emplo...

Wellbeing ambassadors appointed at Derby High School

Claudia Attwood and Sofia Sheikh have run a Wellbeing Week at the school to help teach their f...

Boarding schools can benefit girls by building resilience

Can boarding schools play a role in developing mental toughness? Marina Gardiner Legge, Headte...

Prep pupils think positively at Manchester High

Thinking positively about yourself was key to Children's Mental Health Week (Feb 6-12), and pu...

How should we address mental health issues in schools?

Sponsored: 'Teaching children to be resilient is only the start,' says Tim Wilbur, as he outli...

75% of children say a counsellor would be helpful at school

A survey by Barnardo's has been revealed during Children's Mental Health Week

Birmingham school puts mental health high on its agenda

Hallfield School in Edgbaston has stepped up its pastoral offering in a bid to tackle issues o...

Ascot school first in UK to offer Aussie wellbeing programme

Heathfield School has launched a 'proven' Australian programme for happiness, wellbeing and so...

Stars warn of meningitis risk on Manchester schools visit

Students from MSHG and MGS learned that young people are among the most at-risk of contracting...

Welsh independent school adopts mental health support scheme

Initiative at Kings Monkton School in Cardiff will see pupils engage in group discussion and p...

Birmingham teachers tackle child anxiety

Teachers at Hallfield School in Edgbaston were recently educated on how to spot signs of anxie...

Putney High School reveals partnership with Positive Group

How can schools improve and maintain psychological health, wellbeing and resilience? Lucinda R...

What every Head should be told before they're appointed

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, reveals her personal experience of being a headteach...

Why school leader wellbeing must be made a priority

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, asks why is duty of care not shown towards headteach...

Sense of belonging directly related to tendency to self-harm

Research has found that young people are seven times more likely to self-harm if their sense o...

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...