How can schools help young carers?


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.

Safeguarding: Still a priority


The framework may have changed but one thing remains consistently important. Safeguarding is one aspect of school life that it…

Helping children overcome school refusal


When a child becomes reluctant to attend school, but there is no clear reason, such as bullying or struggling with academic pressures, it can be difficult to know how best to help. In this article, Dr. Pooky Knightsmith provides practical advice about what schools can do.

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