school children

Learning from Targeted Mental Health in Schools phase 1 pathfinders : summary report

The Office for Public Management was commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and Families to design and deliver a series of Action Learning Sets (ALS) to support 25 Targeted Mental Health in Schools (TaMHS) phase 1 pathfinders. This report presents the key points of learning from the quarterly ALS summary reports and 11 interviews with people involved in delivering TaMHS.

Teachers in 'web bullying' call

Online BBC news article reporting on the issue of cyber bullying of Scottish teachers by pupils.

Indicators of a school's contribution to well-being : consultation document

UK Government consultation document on proposed school-level indicators to improve the information available to schools to help them assess the well-being issues their pupils face and evaluate the school's performance in promoting pupil well-being.

Improving safeguarding in schools (ISIS): are you meeting safeguarding standards in your school?

An online self-assessment and development resource that features a step-by-step online guide to help schools audit how they are meeting safeguarding standards. The standards have been cross referenced with the Ofsted self-evaluation form and National Healthy Schools framework.

Independent Inquiry into Abuse at Kerelaw Residential School and Secure Unit

Jointly commissioned report by the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council of the Independent Inquiry into Abuse at Kerelaw Residential School and Secure Unit.

Scoping study : linguistic access to education for deaf pupils and students in Scotland

Study looking at the state and complexities of linguistic access to education for deaf pupils and students in Scotland. It describes work which aims to improve linguistic access in education and makes recommendations to improve linguistic access throughout all education sectors.

Learning behaviour : lessons learned : a review of behaviour standards and practices in our schools

Report of the Steer Review of standards of pupil behaviour in schools in England. The report presents the conclusions of the review and makes forty-seven recommendations grouped under the themes of legal powers and duties, supporting the development of good behaviour and raising standards higher.

Improving the outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils: literature review

The literature review sought to identify relevant findings, evidence and discussion in the literature on GRT pupils and their parents, from 1997 onwards. The review draws on UK material with the inclusion of selected European sources. The findings of the review are summarised according to key themes, including: attitudes; expectations; aspirations; relationships; parental involvement; attendance and mobility; behaviour; achievement.

Anti-Bullying Network

Website of the Anti-Bullying Network, a charity which offers comprehensive information and resources on how bullying can be tackled.

First measures: a guide to alcohol misuse prevention work with 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.