Health and Wellbeing

No Room For Racism: New resources

Two professional footballers are starring in a new resource aimed at helping pupils to understand issues of equality and diversity and tackle racism.


Road Safety Week 2020

“No need to speed” is the message for this year’s Road Safety Week, which takes place from November 16 to 22.





Back to School Guide: Supporting student wellbeing

In this 12-page Back to School guide, we consider how the lockdown will have affected young people’s wellbeing and mental health, what challenges we expect to see as more pupils return, and how schools must respond...


SEND inclusion within primary RSE

Relationships and health education is a statutory requirement – for all pupils – from this month. Rachael Baker looks at what we must do to ensure our curriculum is inclusive for SEND learners and offers some resources, advice and ideas





RSE Day 2020: Time to celebrate relationships & sex education

Thursday, June 25 is national RSE Day and takes place just 65 days before relationships education, along with health education, becomes statutory in primary schools across England. Lucy Emmerson offers some activity and parental engagement ideas for schools




All Together: Free anti-bullying programme

The All Together anti-bullying programme is free for schools in England and has just been extended until March 2021. Nicola Murray from the Anti-Bullying Alliance explains



Post-lockdown mental health resources

A free online toolkit has been launched to help primary schools support the mental health of their pupils as they adjust to a new school environment post-lockdown.





Wellbeing Award for Schools

Schools are taking the initiative in nurturing wellbeing and supporting better mental health via the Wellbeing Award for Schools. Philippa Stobbs explains


Professionals needed for attachment research

A team of researchers at UCL and the University of York and are conducting a survey of current practice in the UK for 0 to 13-year-old children with or at risk of attachment problems.




Anti-Bullying Week 2019: Change Starts With Us...

We have collective responsibility to reduce bullying and this year’s Anti-Bullying Week is encouraging us all to take this responsibility seriously. Olivia Foster explains more about what is planned


Bike to School Week

Schools across the UK are being asked to take part in the 2019 Bike to School Week from September 23 to 27.

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