There will be young people in your school who are acting in a caring capacity for a parent or sibling. Suzanne O’Connell shows signs you can look out for and what special arrangements schools can make to help them.
David Birch argues that engaging families is crucial in making the most effective use of the Pupil Premium Grant, especially in terms of successful transition and progression through the child’s educational journey.
Many children are affected by alcohol misuse but unfortunately, education and understanding of this issue is given a lower priority in schools than for other substance abuse. Suzanne O’Connell describes the importance of protective factors and the role of the school in supporting these students.