Health and Wellbeing



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.


RESOURCE: Sex support

The Sex Education Forum has published three new books aimed at helping primary schools to deliver high-quality sex and relationships education (SRE) classes.



BOOK REVIEW: Why are you Shouting at us?

With behaviour such an important element in overall school development, this book should be essential reading. It aims to “give the tools to influence behaviour in the classroom so that it is outstanding".


Sun safety poems

The importance of sun safety is the theme for a new poetry competition for primary pupils.


NHS Explorer

A resource featuring health information for primary and special school pupils in England has been launched.


Orchard initiative

A total of 150 primary schools across the country have received help to create traditional orchards in their grounds. The Fruit-Full Schools programme, developed by Learning through Landscapes, aims to support environmental sustainability and locally grown produce.


In Care, In School

A resource for schools has been developed to help pupils and teachers across the UK better understand and appreciate the needs of children and young people in care.

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