Resources, Guidance and Articles
Little Red Book - Where to go for help on mental health and emotional wellbeing
An exciting, fun and free health education resource for teachers and school aged children. The resources make learning about microbes, antibiotic resistance, and the spread, treatment and prevention of infection fun and accessible for all.
What is e-Bug training?
e-Bug is a free educational resource that makes learning about microbes, the spread, treatment and prevention of infection fun and accessible for all. e-Bug have resources for schools and communities.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance recommends that schools should use e-Bug to teach about health topics such as hygiene and antibiotics. e-Bug have developed a face to face training session to train teachers and other health educators how to use the e-Bug resources.
Free school breakfast clubs boost maths and literacy results, study finds
Providing free breakfast clubs for primary schools in disadvantaged areas boosted maths and literacy results even among those pupils who didn’t attend, according to new research. Click here to view the full report from The Guardian
Early Hearing Identification Pathway
Behaviour: does the child watch what others are doing? Language and communication: is the child slow to learn? Responsiveness: does the child fail to respond when called?Volume: does the child talk too loudly? These are just a few of the signs that may indicate the child has hearing loss. Click below to view the following:
Hearing Loss Poster Dynamic new resources for teachers will help build crucial life-skills for young people to boost their resilience and improve their mental health and wellbeing, as part of a new evidence-based programme for schools unveiled by Public Health England (PHE).Articles
Poverty blights schools for 'alarming' number of children, union warns.
More pupils are struggling in class because of hunger or mental or physical ill health related to poverty, say teachers. Click here to read the full article on www.tes.com
Children consuming online time 'like junk food' - Parents must intervene to stop their children overusing social media and consuming time online "like junk food", the children's commissioner has said.
Children 'exercise less as they get older' - The number of children doing an hour of exercise a day falls by nearly 40% between the ages of 5 and 12.
The Children's Society - We all need to keep poverty in mind
How to teach about sugar - Guardian article featuring links to a number of primary and secondary suitable resources
Activity icons 'could help healthy living' - People like to have information about their food - but working out how much exercise you'll need to do to burn off the calories in your favourite treat is not straightforward.
Public Health England - The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment
The Daily Mile - Active Gloucestershire - Thanks to funding from the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), primary schools across the county are being encouraged to improve the fitness, health and wellbeing of their pupils.
Healthy breaks for schools
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