Tag Archives: statutory PSHE

A Plea to Act Now – Again!

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As a parent, many things can keep you awake at night: Your child not attaining an A-C pass at Maths GCSE Your child self-harming because of the pressure to succeed academically As a parent, what would be your biggest concern? … Continue reading

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Children’s Mental Health Week: Action not Polemics

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This week is Children’s Mental Health Week – a time to focus our thoughts and actions on how well we are supporting our young people and their individual wellbeing. Of course, every week and every day should be  a time … Continue reading

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The Real Obstacles to Statutory Status for PSHE Education

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The Guardian has been running a series of education Q & As for each of the political parties. This week it was the turn of Nicky Morgan to respond to some key questions from readers. Here is the Q & … Continue reading

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Education Manifestos in Detail: Part Four – The Green Party

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For our final post on the education election manifestos, we turn to the Green Party. Due to our electoral ‘first past the post’ system, the Green Party isn’t going to grasp the keys to Number 10. Neither are they going … Continue reading

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Consent, PSHE and a Curriculum for Life

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The PSHE Association has published a timely document to support the teaching of “consent” in Key Stages 3 and 4. This is in response to the Secretary of State for Education’s announcement that all schools should teach consent – as … Continue reading

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Life Lessons: Education Select Committee Report on PSHE and SRE

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The Education Select Committee of the House of Commons has today published its report on the teaching and importance of PSHE and SRE. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmselect/cmeduc/145/145.pdf The cross-party committee unsurprisingly yet pleasingly recommends that PSHE, with Sex and Relationships Education as a … Continue reading

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