Health, safety and wellbeing in schools

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


  1. Health and safety for school children

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

  2. Illness and your child's education

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

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News and communications

  1. Voucher scheme launches for schools providing free school meals
  2. First 'State of the Nation' report marks World Mental Health Day
  3. National mental health programme between schools and NHS
  4. New programme to protect children at risk of exploitation
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Research and statistics

  1. Period product scheme: the learner perspective
  2. Knife crime: safeguarding children and young people in education
  3. Educational psychologist workforce research
  4. Mental health and wellbeing provision in schools
  5. International early learning and child wellbeing
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Period products scheme: impact assessment
  2. Paediatric first aid (PFA) in early years provision
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