In Depth

Plan for closer school-CAMHS ties

Advocates of closer working between schools and mental health services outline the benefits it can bring.

Inspections: SEND services

The introduction of area-wide multi-agency inspections of special educational needs and disabilities services has highlighted the challenges of implementing system reforms while continuing to deliver quality provision.

PSHE Education: Policy context

PSHE education has in various forms been part of the National Curriculum for schools in the UK since 2000.

Virtual leads to improve mental health of looked-after children

Leaders back calls from an expert working group for the creation of virtual mental health leads for children in care, but warn they must be sufficiently funded and have the power to ensure provision is put in place.

Special Report: PSHE Education

Personal, social, health and economic education has long been championed as key to teaching children essential life skills, and from 2019 all schools will be required to teach relationships and sex education.