School punishments 'worsen vulnerable children’s mental health'


Vulnerable children suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are being further traumatised through school punishments such as being secluded and excluded, according to a mental health charity.

A third of children in England and Wales are exposed to trauma, the report says. Picture: Adobe Stock
A third of children in England and Wales are exposed to trauma, the report says. Picture: Adobe Stock

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