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Encourage healthy sun safety habits this summer

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Re-launched today is Soltan Sun Ready, a free sun safety education programme for 5-11s from Boots Soltan: www...

 

All Together programme now available

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Any school in England can now sign up to be part of the All Together programme, through which they’ll have access to a wealth of resources and training...

 

Free mental health training session for secondary schools

Friday 7th April 2017

Time to Change are providing a free Training for Trainers session for Wiltshire secondary schools on Tuesday 27th June 2017 at Devizes School from 4pm -6pm...

 

New books available from the free mental health book club

Thursday 6th April 2017

The third free book from the CWMT Mental Health Book Club is now available to order...

 

Premier League Primary Stars launch

Friday 31st March 2017

Launched this week, Premier League Primary Stars is an exciting new national learning programme for primary school girls and boys aged 5-11...

 

Healthwatch Wiltshire. Young Listeners - invite to secondary schools

Tuesday 28th March 2017

Healthwatch Wiltshire are inviting pupils from up to five Wiltshire secondary schools to take part in the next stage of the Young Listeners Project - Advancing Mental Health in Schools...

 

Classroom discussions on terrorist attacks

Thursday 23rd March 2017

the PSHE Association have produces a framework for schools to use to facilitate classroom discussions in the event of a terrorist attack that can be accessed here...

 

New resources for period education (ages 8-12)

Friday 17th March 2017

betty for schools is a new, curriculum-linked period education programme...

 

Register your school for Healthy Eating Week

Tuesday 7th March 2017

You can now register your school for BNF Healthy Eating Week 12-16 June 2017...

 

Wiltshire Thrive schools

Friday 3rd March 2017

The work of one of the Wiltshire Thrive schools is featured today in on the Wiltshire Gazette and Herald website...

 

Sex Education to be compulsory in all schools

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education, has just announced proposed legislation for statutory Relationships and Sex Education in all schools – including academies and free schools...

 

Sexual Health Training - new dates

Tuesday 28th February 2017

New dates for the ‘No Worries’ service sexual health training have been added and are available for bookings at www...

 

Wiltshire Assembly of Youth (WAY) meetings

Friday 24th February 2017

Over the next 12 months more localised WAY meetings are being held, opening them up to a broader range of young people...

 

Children's Commissioner's Survey for Young People

Tuesday 21st February 2017

The Children’s Commissioner’s Office are planning their work for the next year and would like to know what children and young people think is important for them to do next...

 

Time to Change information session for Wiltshire secondary schools

Monday 20th February 2017

We are currently working with Time to Change to address mental health stigma in Wiltshire schools...

 

Disrespect Nobody campaign

Thursday 2nd February 2017

The  second phase of the Home Office Disrespect Nobody campaign will run from today until the end of March...

 

Resources for LGBT history month

Wednesday 1st February 2017

This month is LGBT history month and related resources for schools can be found here...

 

Young Carers - Wiltshire Voices

Monday 30th January 2017

On Young Carers Awareness Day,Tuesday 26th January, four Wiltshire young carers were featured in a video commissioned by Wiltshire Council...

 

Launch of new CAMHS service: The Eating Disorder Service (TEDS)

Wednesday 25th January 2017

A launch event will be held on Tuesday 7 March 2017 at Devizes Corn Exchange from 9:30-4:30pm...

 

Updated PSHE programme of study

Wednesday 11th January 2017

This month the PSHE Association have updated their programme of study...

 

Wiltshire Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Friday 6th January 2017

A new wave of Youth Mental Health First Aid training is being delivered this year with the first dates now available for booking...

 

Free Change4Life Be Food Smart campaign packs

Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Today Public Health England launches its new Change4Life Be Food Smart campaign...

 

Wiltshire Healthy Schools training May 11th 2017

Tuesday 13th December 2016

The next Wiltshire Healthy Schools training day is now open for booking...

 

New mental health toolkits and Wiltshire training

Monday 12th December 2016

Two new national mental health toolkits have recently been published which can be found here...

 

Wiltshire Healthy Schools success

Tuesday 29th November 2016

Schools which have prioritised the health and wellbeing of their pupils have been recognised at a special event yesterday evening...

 


National news archive

Tories accused of 'sleight of hand' on manifesto grammar schools data

Monday 29th May 2017

An academic questions methods used to calculate working class pupil numbers at grammar schools...

 

High-wire team give Kelpies their first health check

Monday 29th May 2017

The world's largest pair of equine sculptures are approaching their third anniversary...

 

Manchester attack: 'I don?t think we should live in fear?

Monday 29th May 2017

One week on from the Manchester attack, Panorama hears from young people ? some of whom were at the Ariana Grande concert ? about how it has affected them...

 

Boy injured in Margate beach brawl

Sunday 28th May 2017

About 50 young people were thought to be involved in the brawl on the beach...

 

Six men drop Lord Janner compensation claims

Sunday 28th May 2017

The men's' lawyer says their cases will be heard by the wider inquiry into child sexual abuse...

 

Stockton drugs alert: Fourteen overdoses recorded in 24 hours

Saturday 27th May 2017

Eight deaths in Stockton this year have been linked to the sale of low-grade heroin...

 

Toddler falls from third-floor Folkestone window

Saturday 27th May 2017

A 16-month-old child is airlifted to hospital after reportedly falling from a third-floor window...

 

Manchester attack

Saturday 27th May 2017

Schoolgirls, parents waiting to pick up children, and an off-duty police officer are among the dead...

 

Schools worse off under Conservatives, says IFS

Friday 26th May 2017

Independent think tank the IFS says schools will fare worse financially under the Conservatives...

 

Borders schoolboy completes year sleeping in a tent

Friday 26th May 2017

The 10-year-old from the Borders gave up his bedroom to spend 365 nights camping out in the garden...

 

Manchester attack: Who were the victims?

Friday 26th May 2017

Schoolgirls, parents waiting to pick up children, and an off-duty police officer are among the dead...

 

What does top chef Yotam Ottolenghi feed his children?

Friday 26th May 2017

Top chef Yotam Ottolenghi on the simple dishes he serves his children Read full story...

 

Manchester attack

Friday 26th May 2017

Schoolgirls, parents waiting to pick up children, and an off-duty police officer are among the dead...

 

Girl, 11, accuses school of war crime in feedback form

Friday 26th May 2017

She shot to viral fame after citing the Geneva Conventions on a school feedback form...

 

Man punched toddler 'so he could watch X-Factor in peace'

Friday 26th May 2017

A man inflicted 'life-changing injuries' on a child who was crying during the X-Factor, a court hears...

 

Cost of Tories' free breakfasts 'could treble'

Thursday 25th May 2017

A Tory promise to offer free breakfasts to primary school pupils could go beyond the party's 60m costing...

 

Boy critically ill after Shankill bonfire site incident

Thursday 25th May 2017

Police are concerned that other young people could have come into contact with a hazardous substance...

 

Manchester attack: Who were the victims?

Thursday 25th May 2017

Schoolgirls, parents waiting to pick up children, and an off-duty police officer are among the dead...

 

Fred Talbot guilty of sex offences

Thursday 25th May 2017

Ex-TV weatherman Fred Talbot guilty of historical sex offences against boys he took on school trips to Scotland Read full story...

 

The Queen has visited Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Thursday 25th May 2017

The Queen met staff caring for some of the children injured in Monday's attack at Manchester Arena...

 

Fred Talbot guilty of sex offences on trips to Scotland

Thursday 25th May 2017

The former TV weatherman indecently assaulted boys on school trips to Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s...

 

Queen condemns 'wicked' Manchester bomb attack

Thursday 25th May 2017

The monarch says she is shocked by the targeting of children, as she visits the injured in hospital...

 

Manchester attack: Queen visits Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Thursday 25th May 2017

The Queen speaks to children injured in Monday's attack, and listens to their stories...

 

Anu the wonder blade girl inspires Paralympic champion

Thursday 25th May 2017

The seven-year-old internet hit was joined by athlete Kadeena Cox for her PE lesson at school...

 

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

Wednesday 24th May 2017

The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools...