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13th November, Devizes: Listening to young people 11-18 and getting it right.

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Hold the date for an event focused on the mental health of young people: Listening to young people 11-18 and getting it right...


Wiltshire Mental Health Support Team trailblazer

Monday 22nd July 2019

Wiltshire, along with BaNES, are pleased to have been successful in our application to become part of the Mental Health Support Team (MHSTs) trailblazer...


Updated lessons for teaching about mental health and emotional wellbeing

Thursday 18th July 2019

Teacher guidance & lesson plans — updated July 2019 can be found here Guidance on teaching about mental health and emotional wellbeing through PSHE education was originally produced, by the PSHE Association, under a Department for Education grant, and has been fully updated and relaunched for 2019 to match the government’s new statutory PSHE requirements regarding Health Education, Relationships Education and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)...


What if schools valued wellbeing more than results?

Wednesday 17th July 2019

There is an interesting article in the TES which can be read here exploring how the New Zealand government puts mental health above economic stability...


Professional Association for School Mental Health Leads

Tuesday 16th July 2019

From September Dr Pooky Knightsmith will be leading a Professional Membership Association for School Mental Health leads on behalf of the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools...


National news

'It's good to have rules, children know where they stand'

Thursday 22nd August 2019

At the Michaela School near Wembley a strict ?tiger teaching? approach has drawn both criticism and praise...


Police probe death of boy, 10, in Birmingham

Thursday 22nd August 2019

The child was found unconscious at an address in Birmingham on Thursday...


Back-to-school uniform swap-shop is Dorset mum's mission

Wednesday 21st August 2019

Laura Mulley started the swap shop after her children grew out of their good quality uniforms...


Cheltenham postman turned professional wrestler

Wednesday 21st August 2019

Cheltenham postman Ryan Williams is living his childhood dream of becoming a professional wrestler...


Free childcare possibility for non-working parents in Wales

Wednesday 21st August 2019

Currently only working parents of three and four year olds are eligible for the benefit...