Wellbeing

Schools to teach pupils about cutting back on sugar in maths and English lessons

New Change4Life teaching resources will support teachers to use English and Maths lessons to help children cut back on sugar. This comes as Public Health England (PHE) reveals the average 10 year old has already consumed at least 18 years’ worth of sugar. While children’s sugar intakes have declined slightly …

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Active IQ launches Level 4 Diploma in Primary Physical Education Practice

Active IQ – the UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised Awarding Organisation for the Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing Sector – is launching a Level 4 Diploma in Primary Physical Education Practice. Developed in partnership with Sporting Futures Training, the diploma is aimed at teaching assistants, learners who have completed a physical education …

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Bookings open on 5th September for Into Film Festival 2018

Bookings open on the 5th September for the world’s largest, free, youth film festival, a UK-wide, education focused event for schools, colleges, youth leaders and home educators: www.intofilm.org/festival. Taking place from November 7-23, the sixth Into Film Festival offers 2600 free screenings and events, with teaching resources, for 5-19 year-olds, …

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New compulsory health education should help children spot the signs of eating disorders

The Department for Education has launched proposals to make health education compulsory in primary and secondary schools. The proposals aim to ensure children are taught about mental wellbeing and how to recognise when they and others are struggling with mental health and how to respond. Welcoming the news, Beat’s Director …

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Volunteers transform Heaton School’s field

Volunteers have helped transform school grounds at the Heaton School to improve the learning environment for students. Heaton School in Heaton Moor is Stockport’s Secondary Special School for young people with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism and complex medical needs. The school caters for students aged …

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