The good and bad of new school guidance on mental wellbeing

By Pam Carpenter, relationship manager, Thrive
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The Department for Education’s new guidance for teaching mental wellbeing as part of the statutory relationships, sex and health education is a welcome sign that mental health is finally being given the same prominence as physical health in schools.

New guidance for teachers puts mental health and wellbeing at the centre of school life.
New guidance for teachers puts mental health and wellbeing at the centre of school life.

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