Child File: Responding to bullying
This Child File looks at Bullying. Child File 1: Case Study: An alternative view Child File 2: Building resilience in children and young people
When teens take risks
Testing boundaries may be a normal part of growing up, but many forms of risk-taking behaviours pose serious dangers to young people’s health and well-being. Simon Legrand reports on a new programme which aims to help teenagers understand and mitigate the risks they face in everyday life.
Introducing school-based counselling
Karen Cromarty explains the role of counselling in schools and gives advice on how this vital service can be provided.
“I will not be bullied!”
Children need the tools and the confidence to stop being victims. Claude Knights of Kidscape, explains how to go about it.
Technology in the Early Years: enhancing SEND policy and practice
Karensa Leith reports on Kinderly - the award-winning early years app for digitally recording early learning journeys and sharing with parents.
Empathy is inherent in all of us, but for children who experienced a violent or poverty-stricken upbringing, their ability to feel compassion and empathise with others can be seriously stunted. Louise Kinnaird explores the role of schools and practitioners in giving such children the opportunity to care.
Are we getting Education, Health and Care Plans right?
Are we getting Education, Health and Care Plans right? Agencies are still failing to act as integrated teams providing coherent plans. Penny Barratt suggests a way forward.
Blackpool FC Community Trust: inspiring a better life
Blackpool FC Community Trust aims to educate, motivate and inspire people of all ages to build a better life for themselves and unite communities all over Blackpool. The Blackpool FC Community Trust is the official charity to Blackpool Football Club, which provides a range of flagship programmes that inspire people from all walks of life to make a positive change.
Learning to Learn Mathematics
Children as young as six can write off maths as a subject they dislike and just can’t do. Louise Matthews writes about an intervention which is designed to recover the subject for these children.