Wellbeing

Former teacher and international mental health coach trainer to offer free workshop to teachers to mark the end of Mental Health Awareness Week

On Wednesday 25 May at 4pm, the online workshop – The Education Evolution will be available for free to teachers and educators across the country aimed at equipping them with coaching strategies to create long lasting change in students and within the schools they work in. Led by Sam Moinet …

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Supporting service students in secondary schools: new free resources from charity Little Troopers

Little Troopers, the military children’s charity, has expanded its range of free resources to help teachers support service pupils aged 11+. Any secondary school with one or more service students can access the materials online at www.littletroopers.net/little-troopers-at-school Released as part of the charity’s Little Troopers at School programme, the new resources …

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Disadvantaged children to benefit from an additional £100m Pupil Premium Funding thanks to Free School Meal Eligibility Checker

A £100 million Pupil Premium Funding (PPF) milestone has been met – just 11 months after the #EndChildfoodpoverty campaign supported by footballer Marcus Rashford, MBE, joined forces with edtech charity LGfL to drive up applications for Free School Meals and help liberate PPF to improve education outcomes for England’s 27% …

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Spread the joy of compassion in the classroom this Christmas

A free course that teaches primary pupils how to be compassionate and resolve playground disputes themselves – the first of its kind in the UK  – can help add some festive spirit into the classroom in the lead up to Christmas. EVERFI recognises that compassion is a social and emotional …

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Glasgow primary school launches new behaviour change programme with official COP26 hygiene partner

St Denis’ primary school in Glasgow is teaching pupils the importance of hand hygiene through a brand new schools programme developed by Dettol – Dettol Hygiene Quest – alongside educational and medical experts. As the official hygiene partner of this year’s UN Global Climate Change Conference (COP26) Dettol has been …

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Better Health supports Mental Health with inclusive self-care activities for pupils

The topic of mental health and its effects on students is one of the most pressing issues currently faced in the classroom, and Better Health is encouraging teachers to facilitate classroom discussions about mental wellbeing with their Every Mind Matters resources for 10-16 year olds. The resources can be found …

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New schools video platform launched as latest initiative in Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign

With 57% of girls aged 13-16 not achieving the Chief Medical Officer’s recommended 60 minutes of physical activity a day[i] and 64% of girls quitting sports altogether by the age of 16-17[ii], Sport England has developed Studio You – a new video-on-demand platform to inspire teenage girls to get active through …

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