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Fire extinguishers

Tackling fires and the cost of extinguishers in educational premises

A fire within an educational building can cause devastation, let alone put young lives at risk. With a 1 in 20 chance of a fire breaking out in your premises there is good reason to ensure that…

Speaker at Fortis Therapy educating children

Educating the ‘whole child’

"It is clear that we have reached the limits of using data alone as a proxy for educational quality.” 
Amanda Spielman, HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills writes…

Karl Templeman on Embracing the International Primary Curriculum

Embracing the International Primary Curriculum

Karl Templeman, Headteacher at Somerset Progressive School, discusses with QA Education the benefits that the International Primary Curriculum can deliver for teachers looking to increase…

Children participating in Story Massage Programme

Story Massage Programme promotes positive mental health

Many schools across the UK are using the Story Massage Programme as an integral part of promoting positive mental health. Key benefits include helping pupils to express challenging feelings, to…

Front of house at Longtown Outdoor Adventure

Unplug for an Outdoor Adventure at Longtown in Herefordshire 

Spending time outdoors in the natural world and providing children with the opportunity to ‘unplug’ has never been as important as it is now.  Connecting with the world around us and a break from…

Stem4 app for tackling self-harm effectively in schools

Tackling self-harm effectively in schools

Self-harm is when someone hurts themselves usually to deal with difficult emotions. In most cases there is no suicidal intention, but this does not mean there is no risk, especially with 1 in 12…

Little girl practising mindfulness at simply mindfulness

Simply Mindfulness Norwich

Simply Mindfulness is a group of primary and secondary school teachers and occupational therapists in Norfolk, qualified to teach mindfulness in schools.  We offer the Mindfulness in Schools…

NSSport - young team with award

NSSport - a passion for health and fitness

NSSport is a company that works towards developing school sports to ensure that children have positive experiences, pursue interests and develop a passion for health and fitness. 
We are…

Pupils highfiving positive mental health

Champion positive mental health for your staff and pupils

Mental Health & Wellbeing Training Ltd is a company committed to reducing mental health stigma, improving knowledge and helping communities to feel able to support themselves to keep well and…

John Ingram, CEO of Pamoja Education, explores the rising use of edtech and how the new Online Harms White Paper will affect the use of existing edtech.

Schools must make sure edtech passes the test on new online harms regulations

John Ingram, CEO of Pamoja Education, explores the rising use of edtech and how the new Online…

Early Career Teachers book series launched

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers book series launched

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers book series launched by NASBTT and

£18m school opens its doors after successful lobbying of parliament

£18m school opens its doors after successful lobbying of parliament

When the roof collapsed just days after a condition survey carried out by the Department for Education concluded the building was in A1 condition,

Male teacher waking up after only six hours of sleep

Education Professionals Only Getting Six Hours Of Sleep

Majority of the education professionals are up and planning their day at 6am, with two-thirds only getting six hours of sleep a night before catching up on emails, spending time with loved ones…

Mindfulness training in a classroom

Can mindfulness training help improve mental health in schools?

What is mindfulness?

Is there an activity in your life that you love and find absorbing? Do you ever notice moments of contentment and wellbeing? These experiences give us…

Family holding hands - mindfulness in schools

Mindfulness in Schools

Since 1967, the average age of onset of major depression has slipped down from 31-33 to 13-15 years of age, starting now as young as 4 years old (N=4041; Zisook, 2007, American Journal of…

Mengage - practical work class

Mengage: practical work with boys and men on health concerns

Mengage is a not-for-profit company working with males on their health and the issues that affect their health. The services we provide include direct work with males, accredited male health…

Students on Omaha Beach with Travelbound 

Engage students through tailored outdoor experiences with Travelbound 

You know how important time in school is for your students, but have you ever considered how you can make an even greater impact beyond the school walls?
Providing your students with varied…

The School Breathe Online Programme

The School Breathe Online Programme

The School Breathe online programme provides over 40 breathwork and mindfulness techniques, in video and audio format, to help children…

Happy Confident Kids staff at New Wellbeing Workshops

Pupils Get Mental-Health Boost Thanks To New Wellbeing Workshops

SCHOOL-AGE children in England are benefiting from a mental-health boost thanks to a new initiate delivering confidence and wellbeing workshops into schools.
Tackling the rise in anxiety…

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KidSafe UK Children’s Mental Health & Safeguarding Programmes

KidSafe UK provides Primary, Specialist and Nursery schools with a robust, structured programme of works to safeguard children and promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing.  Using…