Health and Wellbeing

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.


Universal infant FSM solution

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SPONSORED PRODUCT: Don’t panic – it’s not too late. That’s the message from leading school meals provider of healthy food – Pasta King, who are conscious that some schools may still be struggling to deliver universal infant free school meals.



SPONSORED RESOURCE: Head Lice Prevention

Tackling head lice is not a school’s responsibility, but by taking some simple steps to educate our parents we can have a big impact on outbreak prevention. Christine Brown explains.


RESOURCE: Puberty Pilot

Schools can sign up now for updates from a new project seeking to discover and spread innovative approaches to teaching children about puberty. The Sex Education Forum and the Wellcome Trust has launched Prepared for Puberty and is working with six primary schools in England to pilot new and ...


RESOURCE: Cancer guidance

A guidance pack designed to help teachers support children with cancer has been published by charity CLIC Sargent.





RESOURCE: Dementia Awareness

A resource pack to teach school children about dementia has been launched. It is the culmination of a project that has seen 22 primary and secondary schools introduce the theme of dementia into their curriculums and which has reached more than 2,000 children.



BOOK REVIEW: Sorting Out Behaviour

Sorting Out Behaviour does not try to give confusing theories but instead focuses on practical approaches that will address behavioural issues.


REVIEW: Wellbeing in Schools: Raising achievement and attainment

This resource pack is a multimedia toolkit filled with practical, usable and interesting techniques, songs and guidance which are aimed at improving a range of areas that have an impact on achievement and attainment, such as children’s including concentration, self-esteem and inner peace.

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