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. Health and safety: advice for schools
  3. Mental health and behaviour in schools
  4. Healthy schools rating scheme
  5. First aid in schools
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News and communications

  1. New programme to protect children at risk of exploitation
  2. Nadhim Zahawi's speech at the Children's Future Food Inquiry
  3. Free sanitary products in all primary schools
  4. HMCI commentary on knife crime
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Research and statistics

  1. Knife crime: safeguarding children and young people in education
  2. Educational psychologist workforce research
  3. Mental health and wellbeing provision in schools
  4. International early learning and child wellbeing
  5. Obesity, healthy eating and physical activity in primary schools
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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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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Responses to our research into knife crime
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