• Adopted children need better support at school

    Schools should give teachers more training to help pupils who have experienced trauma, a leading charity has said, after a survey found almost three quarters of adopted children want more support from their schools. Adoption UK wants a new continuing professional development programme to help teachers support adopted pupils, and says schools should appoint a designated governor

    23.59 Jun. 26th, 2018 | News

  • How schools can support young people with a disfigurement

    Schools have trained teachers to combat bullying based on race, gender and creed. We must do the same with disfigurement, says Alexis Camble Most teachers have at some point spent an evening worrying about whether they handled a situation in the classroom quite as well as they could. As a former teacher myself, I know

    5.00 Dec. 1st, 2017 | Opinion

  • Schools need to wake up to relational bullying

    Relational bullying can be difficult to spot but it’s actually the most pernicious kind, explains Kayleigh Chester When we talk about bullying we often think about physical and verbal behaviours: stealing lunch money, a shove in the corridor between classes, the name-calling on the school bus. Cyberbullying is frequently discussed too, and has become a

    15.00 Nov. 28th, 2017 | Opinion