PSHE

Tackling cyber-bullying

Understanding the nature of cyber-bullying and what can be done to support pupils is a vital part of safeguarding practice. Drawing on her research, Dr Lucy Betts has published resources to support schools


Child safety: Clever Never Goes

The ‘stranger danger’ message is outdated and unhelpful. A new Lottery-funded initiative – Clever Never Goes – is offering schools a more intelligent approach to personal safety for pupils. Emma Lee-Potter reports


Mental health support

Resources have been released to support teachers and school staff when it comes to issues of pupil mental health and wellbeing.


Bullying: We have a choice...

How can we use discussions about respectful disagreement to help stop bullying? Ahead of Anti-Bullying Week, Martha Evans considers how schools can support children to ‘Choose Respect’




RSE: Getting parents on board

Statutory relationships education is approaching and schools will want to have their parents’ support for the new-look curriculum. Lucy Emmerson advises


Air pollution

More than four in 10 children living in urban areas (43 per cent) are concerned about the levels of air pollution near their school, a survey has shown.


LGBT History Month 2018

LGBT History Month in February celebrates difference and acceptance. Adele Bates provides age-appropriate resources and shares some school-wide opportunities to celebrate


Safer Internet Day 2018

Talking about online safety is a vital part of helping children to stay safe in the world today. Hannah Broadbent looks ahead to this year’s Safer Internet Day on February 6


Primary school resources: January 2018

January's round-up of primary news and resources includes the relaunch of the Leadership Equality & Diversity Fund, a literacy challenge, writing competition and new BBC esafety resource


Ideas and resources for Anti-Bullying Week 2017

How can we make the most of Anti-Bullying Week in schools, including this year’s primary-focused Odd Socks Day initiative? Martha Evans explains more and offers some ideas for primary schools




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


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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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.


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.


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