PE without a stretch

The long-awaited Healthy Schools Rating has landed, but the question is ‘how and why should schools capitalise on it when budgets and capacity are tight?’ MSP has been working to unlock the power of sport and physical activity for over 20 years and its strategic lead for children and young people, ...

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The POWER of physical activity

Keeping the kids busy over the summer holidays is often a major stress for parents, and now summer is over, it is easy to take your eye off the ball! However, the benefits of keeping the kids physically active cannot be underestimated. Benefits which can improve almost every aspect of health; ...

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Writing on the wall?

Behaviour charts may have become as commonplace in our classrooms as the chalkboard once was but in recent years a growing number of commentors have begun to question their effectiveness. We spoke to two education professionals to find out what’s being used in their schools and to see if they think ...

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Supporting young minds

Representatives from NHS England, the Department for Education and national mental health charity, YoungMinds, will deliver keynote speeches at Liverpool’s education-related mental health conference in October. Sara Saunders, implementation lead (Green Paper), children and young people’s mental health team, NHS England will be joined by colleagues from the Department for Education ...

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