Health and Wellbeing


Research Insights: Free evidence-based best practice 2017

Headteacher Update's Research Insights articles, published in conjunction with the NFER, offer in-depth, evidence based advice, guidance and best practice covering a wide range of areas relevant to primary school leadership and education.



Self-funding children’s enterprise

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Healthy Tuck Shops and Stationery Shops in primary schools give children an opportunity to practise enterprise skills and to make a small profit.



Healthy enterprise

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Drive up “5-a-day” with a child-led healthy tuck shop. Healthy tuck shops are popping up nationwide, delivering far-reaching benefits.


Mental health toolkit launched

A toolkit to help schools face the challenges of mental health and wellbeing has been published by the National Children’s Bureau (NCB).




At a glance: Latest primary resources

Pupil Premium best practice, a toolkit to help migrant families understand UK education, film resources and asthma training are among the latest free primary school resources to be released



The Crunch is here!

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The Crunch is a year of exciting activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet.


Roadwise

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With more than 45 children injured on the road every day in the UK, what can teachers do to help every child in the school be safer and wiser on the road?


Free health education resources

e-Bug is a collection of free health education resources for teachers and school-aged children operated by Public Health England



Proud pupils inspire healthy eating

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Pupils Profit offers high-quality enterprise toolkits to groups of key stage 2 children, enabling them to set up their own business within the school. The business can be a healthy tuck shop or a stationery shop.



Anti-Bullying Week 2015

This year’s Anti-Bullying Week runs from November 16 to 20 and is focusing on the damage that bullying causes to mental health and wellbeing – encouraging pupils and schools to #MakeANoise about bullying.


Brand new 3D PSHE programme

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Dimensions specialise in providing creative classroom solutions. This is exactly what they’ve done with their brand new 3D PSHE programme for early years, key stage 1 and key stage 2.


Meet Ofsted requirements for online safety

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The digital revolution is having a profound effect on us, and on our children. We’re constantly bombarded with new research about how screen time can bring down GCSE grades, how gaming can affect social skills, and how overexposure to certain websites could be damaging young people’s mental health.


Grants for families in crisis

The children's grant-giving organisation, Buttle UK, is offering families living in crisis access to grants of up to £300.


Type 1 Diabetes: Parents Passport for Schools

Schools are being encouraged to adopt a new diabetes "passport" to help drive up standards of care for pupils with the condition. Launched by the InDependent Diabetes Trust, the booklet aims to help schools meet new legislation and improve diabetes care.




Term-time holiday guidance

Detailed guidance on handling requests for term-time holidays has been issued by the National Association of Head Teachers. The document seeks to clarify for school leaders what constitutes “exceptional circumstances” for granting absence during term time.

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