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Mental Health

Chief Medical Officer: “If you keep children out of school, every single one of the children you keep out of school is disadvantaged”

The country’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, has said that it is “absolutely universally accepted that there are huge advantages for children to be in school”.

Mental health resources for children, parents, carers and school/ college staff

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It is always important to talk about mental health and ensure that resources are available to help people who are struggling. This week, schools, colleges, charities, and mental health organisations come together to mark Children’s Mental Health Week from February …

Delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care

A child looking at a bunch of pencils - bought with school funding

Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.

Ensuring children are happy and healthy

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Mental health is just as important as physical health – and should be treated as such. This government has made mental health a priority. On top of teaching pupils about mental health through the new health education curriculum, we will also be providing guidance to schools on the different tools available to schools to measure pupil wellbeing for different purposes.