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Learning through play in Leeds

Play is an essential way of developing language and literacy but it doesn’t have to be complicated or structured. We spoke to parents in Leeds and asked them how play is helping their babies and young children to develop the key skills needed for a great start t...
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Mental Health Children and Young People

Public Health England has published The mental health of children and young people in England. This guidance document describes the importance of mental health and wellbeing among children and young people. Easy to read graphics show the risk and resilience fact...
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Wellbeing and mental health in schools

The National Children's Bureau has produced an assessment and improvement for school leaders.
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Film about child sexual exploitation

Fixers has published a short film, created by teenagers, about what child sexual exploitation means and the ways that children and young people can get caught up in it. Advice is also offered about where they can get help if they need it.
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Young people challenging gender based and sexual violence

Young people challenging gender based and sexual violence Cardiff University with NSPCC Cymru/Wales, Welsh Women’s Aid, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales and Welsh Government have launched the UK’s first national online tool-kit to support young people in r...
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Worries about the world - Childline resource for children and young people

New Childline data from the NSPCC reports a rise in the number of children contacting them about anxiety. Please click the link below for support and advice for children and young people https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/anxiety-stress-pa...
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New CSE Resource from BASIS Leeds - Breaking Through - Moving on from CSE

“Breaking Through – Moving on from child sexual exploitation” – a new set of resources developed in partnership with Dr Kate Brown, a leading academic at University of York (also Chair of Basis Yorkshire). Breaking Through features the voices and experiences of ...
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Body confidence in the early years

The Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) has published the results of research into young children’s body image. Key findings include: 24% of childcare professionals have seen signs that children in their care who are aged 3 - 5 years o...
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The Children's Society wants more SEMH support in schools

Good childhood report The Children’s Society has published its fifth in-depth report on children’s wellbeing. Recommendations include: the Government should introduce a legal requirement for schools and further education colleges across England to provide menta...
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Recycle Week 12th-18th September, 2016

Recycle Week - a celebration of recycling that has been running every year for the last 13 years.
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