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'Children's Lives at Risk' over Mental Health

Wednesday 18th May 2016

Parents say young lives are at risk as a survey suggests almost a fifth of families are refused help for mental health concerns...

 

Stonewall - LGBT

Tuesday 19th April 2016

Stonewall has produced a couple of new resources  for primary schools...

 

Inquiry into sexual violence in schools

Tuesday 19th April 2016

Inquiry into sexual violence in schools An inquiry into the scale of sexual harassment and sexual violence in England's schools is to be held by a Commons committee...

 

NSPCC - How to Keep Your Children's Devices Secure

Monday 5th October 2015

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=rwkLzlN-xUE NSPCC video about keeping children's devices secure.

 

GHLL Alert

Thursday 16th July 2015

We have just launched a new email service called GHLL Alert, sign up using our subscription form: GHLL Alert All existing Review Tool schools have been subscribed automatically.

 

YOUTH HEALTH CHAMPIONS

Friday 20th March 2015

During March 2015 a group of 6 Year 10 students from Pittville School in Cheltenham were the first in the county to become Youth Health Champions...

 

Thunderbirds are go for intergenerational music concert

Monday 24th November 2014

THE Thunderbirds theme song was used to raise awareness of dementia with an orchestral performance at Gloucester Cathedral...

 

Ex-Offender talks to teenagers about turning his life around

Monday 7th July 2014

Ex-Offender talks to teenagers about turning his life around http://www...

 

Eating Disorder Week

Monday 24th February 2014

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PSHE Association Award Quality Mark for Dementia Resources

Tuesday 28th January 2014

PSHE Association Award Quality Mark for Dementia Resources, many of which were written by members of the Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning Team http://www...

 

Suicide rate in Gloucestershire almost 50 per cent higher than national average

Monday 20th January 2014

http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/Suicide-rate-Gloucestershire-50-cent-higher/story-20466148-detail/story...

 

Resource to help school children learn about dementia launched

Wednesday 16th October 2013

Local schools in Gloucestershire were part of the Prime Minister's Intergenerational Schools Project; a resource has now been launched to help to teach about dementia at school...

 

GHLL Lead Teacher addresses the National Council of Women

Sunday 13th October 2013

The National Council of Women unanimously voted for PSHE to be statutory and a foundation subject in all educational establishments...

 

Praise for Dementia Project

Thursday 4th July 2013

PUPILS at Newent Community School are leading the way in a nationwide campaign to help promote dementia awareness...

 

Winner of mug competition

Sunday 30th June 2013

Emma Dodd a Year 8 student from Newent Community School won the Dementia slogan competition...

 

Health issues are go for pupil puppet talk

Saturday 29th June 2013

http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/Health-issues-pupil-puppet-talk/story-19428044-detail/story...

 

Newent pupils' role in national dementia campaign

Saturday 29th June 2013

http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/Newent-pupils-role-national-dementia-campaign/story-19428075-detail/story...

 

Princess Anne visits Brimscombe Church of England

Tuesday 4th June 2013

Princess Anne visited the school to launch the start of the British Nutrition Foundation's 'Food Week'...

 

Sad News

Sunday 2nd June 2013

Jan Urban- Smith who led the Children’s Health and Wellbeing team at Hucclecote for many years, died last week after a long and brave battle with cancer...

 

Congratulations to Croft Primary School!

Thursday 23rd May 2013

Well done to Croft Primary School who have just been awarded their BIG (Bullying Intervention Group) Award...

 

2nd Annual GHLL Event

Thursday 16th May 2013

The Second Annual Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning (GHLL) Event will be held on 28th June 2013 ...

 

Coln House Gets Court

Thursday 9th May 2013

  On Friday 26th April 2013 six pupils and three staff from Coln House School left the quiet sleepy town of Fairford and headed up the ‘smoke’ (well actually the A417) to the City of Gloucester...

 

School children in Gloucestershire learn how to spot signs of dementia

Wednesday 20th March 2013

School children in Gloucestershire learn how to spot signs of dementiaRead more: http://www...

 

'Sexting' Issue Addressed by Gloucestershire Schools

Thursday 31st January 2013

'Sexting' issue addressed with Gloucestershire schoolchildren for Internet safety Day...

 

Two Local Schools Achieve BIG Anti-Bullying Award

Friday 21st December 2012

Dene Magna and Coln House have both achieved the BIG (Bullying Intervention Group) national award for bullying intervention - well done! A further nineteen schools in Gloucestershire are working towards this accreditation...

 


National news archive

Brazil teacher changes hairstyle to support bullied girl

Saturday 25th March 2017

"A boy had told my pupil her hair was ugly, and she was sad...

 

Head teachers to get 3.5m support scheme

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a 3...

 

Scottish heads to get 3.5m support scheme

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a 3...

 

Arts versus sciences

Wednesday 15th March 2017

Is there enough support for students training in performing arts or is all the emphasis on STEM subjects? Read full story...

 

Heads 'cut exam courses amid funding squeeze'

Friday 10th March 2017

Courses are being axed and support services cut as schools struggle to balance the books, heads say...

 

Top state schools 'dominated by richest families'

Wednesday 1st March 2017

As children find out which school they will attend, research reveals who goes to the best schools...

 

Families 'struggle to get first-place secondary school'

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Parents in parts of England are finding it harder to get their child into the secondary of their choice, data suggests...

 

Young people 'fear stigma' if they ask for mental-health help

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Fear of stigma is major obstacle to seeking help for mental health issues, research finds...

 

Sex education to be compulsory in all England's schools

Wednesday 1st March 2017

All schools in England will have to teach sex education, the government is expected to announce...

 

Press release: Schools to teach 21st century relationships and sex education

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Read full story. Taken from the Announcements on GOV...

 

Sex education to be compulsory in England's schools

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Children in England will learn about safe and healthy relationships from the age of four...

 

Sugary drinks levy will earn schools 415m

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Every school in England will get cash to invest in mental health facilities and physical exercise...

 

Poor children 'more likely to be in care'

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Huge gap in the likelihood of children from the poorest UK areas being put into care, a study finds...

 

Press release: New funding to boost schools facilities and healthy lifestyles

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Read full story. Taken from the Announcements on GOV...

 

OECD report backs radical reform of Welsh curriculum

Tuesday 28th February 2017

The organisation behind the PISA international school rankings says Wales should continue its radical reform of the curriculum...

 

Children exposed to 'unacceptably high levels' of alcohol marketing

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Children are exposed to "unacceptably high levels" of alcohol marketing through sports sponsorship and public adverts, according to a report...

 

Children 'should be taught about pornography and sexting'

Monday 27th February 2017

There is also support for compulsory lessons on the impact of sexting, a charity claims...

 

Social mobility: Poorer children 'making less progress'

Monday 27th February 2017

The gap between them and their better-off peers has widened every year since 2012, a report says...

 

Government targets sexting and cyberbullying

Monday 27th February 2017

Ministers will meet with large technology companies, young people and mental health experts...

 

Traveller camp forces Birmingham school partial closure

Monday 27th February 2017

Older pupils are being escorted on to the site by police officers and staff, the school says...

 

Northern Ireland 'single transfer test'

Monday 27th February 2017

Two organisations that run separate school transfer tests say they want to produce a common exam...

 

Plan to tackle sexting and online bullies

Monday 27th February 2017

Ministers will meet with large technology companies, young people and mental health experts...

 

Bollin Primary School shuts with immediate effect in teaching row

Monday 27th February 2017

The closure follows a staff strike over an "oppressive" system of measuring teachers and pupils...

 

Nantwich parents protest over school funding

Monday 27th February 2017

Parents in Cheshire say government proposals to "end the postcode lottery" in school funding will leave their children worse off...

 

Parents protest over school funding

Monday 27th February 2017

Parents say government proposals to change school funding will leave their children worse off...

 
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