Londoners said – Mental Health Foundation

Report on an engagement exercise udertaken for Thrive LDN by the Mental Health Foundation. Thrive LDN is a citywide movement to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Londoners. The report recommends that they: Develop, train and support a

Access to children and young people’s mental health services: 2018 – Education Policy Institute

Report from the the Education Policy Institute considering the  state of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in England.  It finds: Referrals to child and adolescent mental health services have risen significantly in recent years. Some areas have lost early intervention services

Investigation and management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in schools: Guidance for PHE Centre Health Protection Teams – Public Health England

Guidance for local PHE Centre health protection teams about assessing and managing outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) in schools including: preparedness measures investigation of outbreaks response measures

Summary Report: Findings from a sex and relationships education pilot programme in schools in North West England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report that finds: Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) was well received by both students and teachers; findings highlight the need to strengthen teacher training and the systematic use of materials, and encourage the sourcing of external expertise. The pilot SRE

Promoting Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles as new opportunities to tackle obesity and health inequality – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Innovative qualitative methods were used to engage with class groups of 10yr olds in six schools. Cycling and walking to school and growing their own vegetables were discussed as examples of Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles. Children were enthusiastic about activities,

Making The Difference: Breaking the link between school exclusion and social exclusion: 60-second Summary – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research, repot that notes excluded children are the most vulnerable: twice as likely to be in the care of the state, four times more likely to have grown up in poverty, seven times more likely to

Monkey’s Guide to Healthy Living and NHS Services: An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A team of researchers from the Faculty of Education , Health and Community recently carried out a national evaluation project on behalf of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. Colleagues from across the Faculty were involved in evaluating the impact

Good intentions, good enough?: A review of the experiences and outcomes of children and young people in residential special schools and colleges – Department for Education

Independent report by Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty sets out: how children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) are currently supported in residential special schools and colleges recommendations to support children, young people and their

Transforming Mental Health Provision for Children and Young People Summary findings of consultation events with children’s sector practitioners and parents – National Children’s Bureau

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  The focus group consisted of over 80 participants

Consultations with young people on the green paper Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – Youth Access

Report of the Youth Access focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.

Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals – Young Minds

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  Key issues identified by the focus group were:

International early learning and child well-being study (IELS) in England: Introduction to the research – Department for Education

International early learning and child well-being study (IELS) is a study of children’s cognitive and social-emotional development at age 5. The study is being carried out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2018 for the first

Regional differences in attainment in the early years: Research Report – Department for Education

Research and analysis of data from: the Millennium Cohort Study the national pupil database the early years foundation profile The analysis addressed 2 main research questions: are there regional differences in attainment, and cognitive and socio-emotional development across the course

Obesity, healthy eating and physical activity in primary schools: A thematic review into what actions schools are taking to reduce childhood obesity – Ofsted

Ofsted report that looks at the actions primary schools are taking to reduce childhood obesity. Emphasises that schools should be reinforcing messages, imparting knowledge and developing skill are what schools do – and do well. In the shared effort to

Global Disability Summit – Inclusion in education – Department for International Development

Looks at the global context for inclusive education as it relates to children and young people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to ensuring the right to education for all is realised and considers

Building the workforce of the future: Learning from Grow with Google – Institute for Public Policy Research

IPPR report looking at the development and approach of Grow with Google, a project which operates through national programmes matched closely to the contexts and needs of individual countries, in six case study countries (Sweden, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Nigeria)

Childhood obesity: a plan for action – Cabinet Office, Department of Health and Social Care, HM Treasury, and Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street

The government’s plan to reduce England’s rate of childhood obesity within the next 10 years by encouraging: industry to cut the amount of sugar in food and drinks primary school children to eat more healthily and stay active

The social determinants of young people’s health: Identifying the key issues and assessing how young people are doing in the 2010s – The Health Foundation

This paper provides an overview of evidence on the social determinants of young people’s health. Drawing on a model of social determinants that includes money and resources, living conditions, family factors, peers and social groups, ducation and work and worklessness. This report demonstrates

Listening to our future, Learning report: Early findings from the Young people’s future health inquiry – The Health Foundation

The Health Foundation’s Young people’s future health inquiry is a first-of-its-kind research and engagement project that aims to build an understanding of the influences affecting the future health of young people.  When discussing what helped or hindered them in their transition to adulthood,

Bullying: Evidence from LSYPE2, wave 3 Research brief – Department for Education

This research brief is based on data from the second Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE2). In 2015, LSYPE2 interviewed 10,010 young people in year 11. The report provides: statistics on different types of reported bullying the results for pupils