Health, safety and wellbeing in schools

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

Guidance and regulation

  1. Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school
  2. 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

  3. Health and safety for school children

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

  1. Health and safety: advice for schools

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Mental health and behaviour in schools

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. Relationships and Sex Education for the 21st Century

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. PE and Sports Premium doubles to £320 million

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  3. PM: mental health training for teachers will "make a real difference to children's lives"

    • Department for Education, Department of Health and Social Care, and Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
    • Press release
  4. New funding to boost schools facilities and healthy lifestyles

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
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Policy and engagement

  1. Paediatric first aid (PFA) in early years provision

    • Department for Education
    • Impact assessment
  2. Getting more pupils playing sport

    • Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Department for Education
    • Case study
  3. Sports partnerships with local schools and community

    • Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Department for Education
    • Case study
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Transparency

  1. Diversity and social cohesion in Oldham secondary schools

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  2. Findings from the national evaluation of targeted mental health in schools 2008 to 2011

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  3. Schools' and colleges' engagement with the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: PE and sport

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  4. PE and Sport Survey: academic year 2009 to 2010

    • Department for Education
    • Official statistics
  5. Children from armed forces families: progress in schools

    • Department for Education
    • Research
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