A new report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows the detrimental effect poverty can have
Lighting up young brains: how parents, carers and nurseries support children’s brain development in the first five years
This briefing looks at the science behind young children's brain development and its relationship to children's language development. It shows how parents, carers and early years workers can support this process and makes a recommendation to the government to su...
As calls to ChildLine show an increase in exam stress they produce a YouTube video for secondary pupils on how to manage their stress
Involving young children in health and wellbeing decision-making can support Early Years Foundation Stage principles, Early Years Outcomes, and elements of the Key Stage 1 National School Curriculum in England
Michael Willcocks (member of the Vale Royal/South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s Expert Patient Panel) is the man behind a new initiative called School Derm Time that aims to assist schools in helping teens with skin problems. Here he explains why schoo...
To support and encourage Leeds schools to develop pupils’ confidence and debating skills, Childrens’ Services will host a city-wide debating competition at the Civic Hall in July which is open to Year 5 & 6 pupils in all Leeds primary schools. See attached flyer...
Improving schools through ‘Visible Learning’
We are delighted to
announce details of our
regional ‘Visible Learning’
conference, where we will be joined by
internationally acclaimed education
researcher, Professor John Hattie. Visible
Learning is the resu...
Behind Closed Doors has provided support to victims of domestic violence and abuse in the Leeds area since 1997 (www.behind-closed-doors.org.uk). In recent years there has been an increasing acknowledgement of the need to directly support children and young peop...
Children's untreated mental health issues could spiral into psychiatric problems later in life unless more is done in schools, say head teachers.
Mr Hobby said three-quarters of school leaders had reported that they lacked the resources needed to provide the...