Children’s mental health charity launches free new resources for teachers

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2017-09-04T01:00:00

Superintendent Pharmacist Hitesh Dodhia from Pharmacyoutlet.co.uk talks about how to prevent illnesses and ailments spreading around the classroom this September

Now that the summer holidays are over and kids across the UK are due to be thrust back into school buildings with hundreds or even thousands of classmates, many parents are racing around the high street to get supplies in time for the new school year, including products to help fight winter illnesses.

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2017-07-21T01:00:00

Schools and academies across the length and breadth of the country are full of staff battling stress and anxiety, leading one Trust to explore an innovative solution to the problem. 

Leigh Academies Trust in Dartford decided to look at ways to combat stress in school staff by using Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) with the use of an Alpha-Stim Device.

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2016-09-26T01:00:00

 

"Helping to shape the health, wellbeing and self-esteem of current and future generations through motivational workshops and talks in schools across the country”

The benefits of teaching school-age children good eating habits to promote health, wellbeing and self-esteem and optimise potential

BY TINA LOND-CAULK, BSc (Hons) NT, mBANT, RSM

Teenage eating habits are poor and getting worse, the Department of Health has claimed.  The statistics are overwhelming:

•      1 in 3 children will go on to develop diabetes

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2016-09-08T01:00:00

Concern for pupils’ mental health has risen by 13% among school leaders over the past year, according to findings released today by The Key, the organisation providing leadership and management support to schools.
Eight in 10 (80%) headteachers and other school leaders surveyed by The Key this year are worried about their pupils’ mental health, an increase on two-thirds (67%) of those surveyed in 2015.

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A new study from the University of St Andrews has found that it could be possible to predict academic performance from faces – if we weren’t so blinded by beauty.

The new research, published in the journal P LoS One , highlights that our bias towards attractive people can limit our ability to accurately assess academic performance.

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