Meet the wellbeing champions

Creating a positive culture of wellbeing in a school is no easy feat. Supportive and respectful relationships should form the basis of this culture – for students and staff alike. Hannah Fowler talks to local schools to find out how they are placing wellbeing, mental health and resilience at the heart

Schools to benefit from further specialist training to help pupils combat bullying

Thousands of schools in England are set to benefit from further support and training to help pupils combat bullying, learn to value each other’s differences, and improve wellbeing for staff the government has announced. As Anti-Bullying Week gets underway, the Department for Education has confirmed funding for five leading organisations to support schools and

Liverpool-wide project helps hundreds of children to find their voice

Hundreds of children across Liverpool have been helped to find their voice by an ambitious city-wide project involving dozens of city schools. The Voice Liverpool programme was designed to boost students’ verbal communication skills, while also improving their confidence and wellbeing. Over the last three years, teachers at primary and secondary schools

Charity offers vital help for teachers to better understand brain injury

With one child in every classroom affected by a brain injury, neurorehabilitation experts from The Children’s Trust have launched an innovative programme to increase awareness and understanding of the condition. Written from a teacher’s point of view, and delivered through a 30-minute interactive session, which takes the user through the school

Abbi paints a picture of mental health awareness

Maricourt Catholic High School Year 11 student, Abbi Green has celebrated her finished piece of artwork, which focuses on the mental health of young people. Abbi launched her finished artwork on social media during mental health awareness week and received many messages of praise from pupils, parents, community groups and many