Wellbeing

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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Keep pupils active this summer with Public Health England and Disney’s 10 Minute Shake Ups

Evidence suggests that regular physical activity can have a positive impact on pupils’ mental wellbeing. Increasing activity, both at home and in school, has been shown to make pupils feel better, help improve their performance at school, and develop important skills. Yet over the past year, we’ve seen evidence to …

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New class resources will help empower young people to take control of their online privacy

The UK’s data protection regulator is helping children and young people understand the power of their personal data as they learn, play and socialise online. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a suite of lesson plans and worksheets aimed at teaching primary and secondary school pupils how to protect …

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Virtual Schools Archery League supports Covid-safe interschool sports

A brand-new Virtual Schools Archery League, launching this June, is helping schools engage in Covid-safe interschool sports, while also encouraging students to enjoy the benefits of competitive archery. Led by The School Archery League (SAL) and supported by Archery GB, the accessible competition helps set a new challenge for pupils that …

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Students across the UK learn how to negotiate life’s toughest challenges using peer created resources

Tens of thousands of students age 14-19 across the UK are set to benefit from a raft of new free, peer created digital resources to help them negotiate a wide range of complex life and world issues. The innovative Role Models programme and set of resources sees students studying at …

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New free online course launched to support people working with children and young people with mental health needs

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) has developed a new, free online course for people working with children and young people who have social, emotional and mental health needs. It is the only training course that explores the links between these issues that is available for free …

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