Wellbeing

Why Every School Should Have a Polytunnel

Polytunnels have become popular with businesses and gardening enthusiasts alike. However, did you know they can also be beneficial in an education setting? Schools are starting to realise the benefits of installing a polytunnel in their grounds. So, what benefits do polytunnels provide to schools and why should they have …

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TV presenters give their support to school trips

TV presenters and adventurers Paul Rose and Kate Humble have given their support to school visits as a generation of young people risk missing out on these experiences. Due to Covid19 restrictions, there has been a dramatic decrease in school groups undertaking educational visits. This is impacting on the educational …

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Many children feel healthier and are more active since the return to school, research finds

A new survey from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) analyses how the healthy eating habits and physical activity levels of both children and adults have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, throughout the lockdown and now in the recent period of eased restrictions. The survey, conducted as part of BNF …

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New initiative launched to support the mental wellbeing of children in schools

Each session is designed according to The Beattie Method, a holistic approach to building resilience, nurturing self-esteem, wellbeing, learning capacity and critical thinking in a supportive creative environment. By applying The Beattie Method, AT The Bus facilitators help students feel secure and valued; find enjoyment and interest in the world …

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National School Sport Week at Home: Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports team up to unite the country through sport this summer

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports have teamed up on a campaign to unite the country through sport and promote young people’s wellbeing this summer. With millions of young people set to miss out on a school sport day, the Youth Sport Trust’s annual National School Sport …

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