Schools and colleges to benefit from boost in expert mental health support

Thousands of children and young people are set to benefit from better support and expert advice in school and college due to a new multi-million package of mental health support designed to help them recover from the challenges of the pandemic.    As part of Mental Health Awareness week, the government has announced more than £17 million to build on mental health

Transforming mental health in schools and colleges: the impact of COVID-19

The Royal Society of Medicine and the mental health charity Mind are inviting clinicians, researchers, teachers, parents, and young people to gather at an online conference hosted on Thursday 22 April from 10.00am to 5.30pm to explore how lockdown has affected mental health in UK schools. Speakers at the conference will examine the

St Cuthbert’s rolls out rapid testing

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School in St Helens has started the new term with access to rapid COVID-19 testing, to help as many children of critical workers and vulnerable families as possible be able to attend school safely. The lateral flow testing facility was established from day three of the spring

Lydia’s pathway to success

Ever since Lydia joined College@Deyes it has been clear that she has been motivated and driven by her goal to study veterinary science and achieve her aspiration of becoming a vet. Head of school, Mrs Beaney said: “As head of Year 13, Lydia has flourished over the past two years. As

The Power of Portrait at Our Lady’s Primary

The reception children at Our Lady of Lourdes RC Nursery and Primary school in Birkdale always enjoy their creative learning in school. They have become very proficient in the art of observational drawings and paintings despite their age. Assistant head and early years lead Helen McMullan felt sure that their skills