school children

This publication is for those working with primary school age children who need to know the best ways to educate and inform them on issues around alcohol misuse. It offers guidance by: summarising what is effective practice in alcohol misuse prevention; summarising key ‘things to think about’ when developing a project; and providing case study examples and comments from children themselves.

Paper summarising the findings of an in-depth investigation into pupil characteristics and school characteristics relating to bullying of secondary school pupils aged 14 to 16 in England.

The document has been produced by HM Inspectorate of Education specifically to support secondary schools in improving the experiences and successes of all their pupils in making post-school transitions, but it will also be useful for those working in partner agencies. This document is part of the wider support comprising The Journey to Excellence series and is a follow up to Count us in.

Paper revealing the results of a survey of over 1,000 schools carried out to assess the extent and quality of the provision of personal finance education with the purpose of establishing a benchmark measure of this subject in schools throughout the UK.

Report of a study which aimed to understand the motivations and barriers for parents getting involved in helping to raise school standards and increase the supply of good school places.

Scottish Government report from the National Review of Guidance, providing 10 standards to develop personal support in Scottish schools. The standard for personal support provides a framework for building positive relationships and enabling pupils and parents to access support, and describes what must be in place in schools to ensure that all children progress in their learning and personal and social development.

Document which forms part of a series that summarises key findings from the fourth sweep of the survey, which was collected in 2008/09 when children in the birth cohort were aged 3-4 years and those in the child cohort were aged 5-6 years. It presents key findings from the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) report Children’s social, emotional and behavioural characteristics at entry to primary school.

This document represents a consultation on three elements: new legislation covering behaviour and discipline contained in the Education and Inspections Act 2006; revised guidance on the use of force; and new powers to search for weapons contained in the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006.

Report looking into the role played by schools in promoting the emotional well-being of their pupils and measuring their performance against guidance given to schools by the Department of Education and Skills and the National Healthy Schools Standards.

This report has been produced jointly by HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) and the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS). The aim of the publication is to report on the quality of education currently experienced by deaf children in Scottish schools, to provide examples of good practice and to identify signposts for improvement which schools can use when planning for excellence.