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Why wooden playground equipment is superior

Craig Boyle from Infinite Playgrounds says that wooden playground is safer and more comfortabl...

Staying safe in the sun

Skincare product provider Deb has launched an education programme to warn children and parents...

Bright Futures Co-Principal joins health and wellbeing board

Indoor air pollution more harmful than outdoor

Pollutant levels indoors in the US are typically two to five times higher than outdoors, the E...

A lesson in affordable, cleaner heating

Remeha's James Porter looks at how ultra-low NOx condensing boilers can help schools protect t...

Student mental health and its effect on learning

Student stress is rising and some turn to tech to help says Dr Andres Fonseca, Consultant Psyc...

10 ways natural playgrounds benefit a child's development

Craig Boyle, from Infinite Playgrounds, explains why playgrounds should be built with natural ...

Oak Tree Academy add new security measure for pupils' safety

Governors at Oak Tree Academy are keen to improve pupils' safety and have installed a new secu...

New outdoor gym opens in Penkhull

Residents and students enjoy the Lottery funded equipment

Team GB Brownlee Brothers & Aldi help young people eat fresh

1.2 million young people to improve eating habits via educational programme, Get Set to Eat Fr...

New initiative tackles childhood obesity

Braintree district Council launches 'Livewell Child' initiative to fight childhood obesity

How Indoor Air Quality affects exam results

Andy Williams looks how Indoor Air Quality impacts exam results

Primary schools urged to take lead on family fitness

Pioneering health and wellbeing program Premier Transition aimed at pupils, parents and teache...

Almost a third of 11-16 year-olds have body image anxiety

Be Real Campaign launches Body Confidence Campaign Toolkit for Schools to tackle low body conf...

Get it off your chest, new service tells teachers

Teachers will be encouraged to talk about their problems to a qualified counsellor

Mental health issues in schools supported by new partnership

Leeds Beckett University and Stronger Minds CIC to train teachers on how to respond to mental ...

Should we teach primary school children about mental health?

Helen Jeys explains why it's important to help students cope with stressful situations from an...

Dyspraxic children anxious and downhearted, teachers say

New research shows children with dyspraxia suffer higher levels of emotional distress than the...

Project shows pupils benefits of outdoor learning

Pupils in Devon's schools are being encouraged to interact more with the natural environment

Nursing in Schools

School nurse workloads risk undermining essential support for children with long-term health c...

Book Corner: Mental Health Matters

Paula Nagel offers practical advice and case studies on mental health issues in primary school...

Finding happiness in an uncertain world

Rosi Prescott, CEO of Central YMCA, says schools must start prioritising student wellbeing

Schools to learn life-saving CPR

BHF encourage schools to register for free CPR training kits and take part in milestone event

Why are we so anxious about child anxiety?

Schools need to start conversations about mental health to free the stigma, says Barry Richard...

Government launches childhood obesity action plan

New strategy for tackling primary school children's health issues focuses on sugar and getting...

Boys increasingly worried about body image

New ad industry resources launched as new Credos research reveals half of secondary school boy...

Almost 75% of children want to be more active

Change4Life and Disney inspire pupils to get active ahead of the summer holidays

From hashtag to handbook

Popular #Teacher5ADay hashtag turned into book to help teachers manage stress

Carers Week: young at risk of leaving education

Unsupported young carers risk failing or dropping out of education, warn charity

Be UV aware this summer

Deb is campaigning to promote sun safety in school

A champion for wellbeing

Amid growing concern over student mental health, Southfield School has brought a doctor on boa...

Swap the school run for a school stride

Living Streets says swapping four wheels for two feet can help make children happier and healt...

Be UV aware

Paul Jakeaway looks at how schools can minimise the risk of skin cancer

Teaching the hand hygiene curriculum

Paul Jakeway discusses a strategy for preventing unnecessary illness in school by educating pu...

Interactive game takes web safety to next level

UWS creates computer game helping young people with learning disabilities stay safe online

Schools now need full-time counsellors, says ATL

Almost half of education professionals say pupils have self-harmed, according to a new survey

Computer game aiding kids with ADHD

New 'serious' computer game brings benefits to children with ADHD

Schools and charities get on board with #ChildrensMHW

Children's Mental Health Week highlights pressure on young people as organisations share thoug...

Two thirds of primary schools have no counsellor on site

Children's Mental Health Week kicks off with research from Place2Be and NAHT

Survey finds 'inconsistent' sex education in schools

Gaps in sex and relationships education leave too many children at risk, says Sex Education Fo...