Health, safety and wellbeing in schools

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Advice for schools, illness and medical conditions, emergency planning, first aid, security.


  1. Illness and your child's education

    What happens if your child can't go to school for health reasons - responsibilities of the local council and school and how medical needs are handled at school

  2. Health and safety for school children

    Schools are responsible for your child's safety while they're at school or on a school trip

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school
  2. Mental health and behaviour in schools
  3. Health and safety: advice for schools
  4. First aid in schools
  5. Promoting children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing
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News and communications

  1. Government and top sports bodies to help children play more sport
  2. New relationships and health education in schools
  3. Schools not ‘silver bullet’ to tackling childhood obesity
  4. Education Secretary marks Mental Health Awareness Week in Hastings
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Research and statistics

  1. Mental health and wellbeing provision in schools
  2. International early learning and child wellbeing
  3. Obesity, healthy eating and physical activity in primary schools
  4. Diversity and social cohesion in Oldham secondary schools
  5. Findings from the national evaluation of targeted mental health in schools 2008 to 2011
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Paediatric first aid (PFA) in early years provision
  2. Getting more pupils playing sport
  3. Sports partnerships with local schools and community
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