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Speak Out Stay Safe

The NSPCC’s Speak Out Stay Safe safeguarding programme is helping teachers to respond more effectively to children in need, an evaluation has reported.






Just One Kind Word: Anti-Bullying Week 2021

Kindness fuels kindness and in a polarised, online world it is becoming more and more crucial. Could 2021 be the year when we see the importance of kindness? Anti-Bullying Week is leading the way and Martha Evans is urging schools to get involved






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.



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





Teaching mental health

As SATs approach, how can we teach children about their mental health and handling any pressure that they may be feeling? Continuing her therapeutic schools series, Shahana Knight discusses ways to incorporate teaching about mental health and wellbeing into the school week


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The ‘stranger danger’ message is outdated and unhelpful.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’

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