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Children s Health In Primary Schools

Children s Health In Primary Schools Author Sandy Barker
ISBN-10 9781135716752
Release 2002-11-01
Pages 240
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This text is based on a national survey of primary schools in England and Wales. It examines the health of children in schools at a time of increased class sizes and cutbacks in staff and support services.

Children s Mental Health and Emotional Well being in Primary Schools

Children   s Mental Health and Emotional Well being in Primary Schools Author Colin Howard
ISBN-10 9781526413857
Release 2017-06-05
Pages 160
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This text supports primary schools to develop strategies to enhance the importance of mental health and emotional well-being, to work on preventative strategies and to support children when they need more intervention.

Healthy Eating in Primary Schools

Healthy Eating in Primary Schools Author Sally Robinson
ISBN-10 1847878369
Release 2006-02-08
Pages 208
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Developed with the support of the Kent Healthy Schools Programme to encourage primary schools to promote healthy eating, this resource takes a whole-school, holistic approach towards children's eating and relates to the PSHE Curriculum and the Healthy Schools Programme. There is a good blend of easily accessible information on healthy eating supported by individual case studies. The three sections cover: " a summary of the range of children's eating issues " strategies for promoting healthy eating and preventing, recognising and dealing with eating problems " examples of lesson plans related to the physical, emotional and social aspects of children's eating. Dr Sally Robinson is principal lecturer in the Department of Health and Social Welfare Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Health for Life

Health for Life Author Julius Benjamin Richmond
ISBN-10 0673298043
Release 1994-06-01
Pages 608
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Health for Life has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Health for Life also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Health for Life book for free.

Raising Self Esteem in Primary Schools

Raising Self Esteem in Primary Schools Author Margaret Collins
ISBN-10 9781446263877
Release 2009-09-18
Pages 192
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Children with low self-esteem will have difficulty in partaking in classroom lessons and succeeding. If we want to help children in the primary school to achieve the positive outcomes set out in the Every Child Matters agenda, we need to ensure all children have a healthy self-esteem. This book seeks to give adults in schools tools to look at the way they could enhance self esteem in children. The book comes with an accompanying CD-Rom which contains: - inset sessions for all adults in the school - workshops specifically aimed at non-teaching personnel, including mid-day supervisors - sessions for teachers and classroom assistants - classroom lessons and activity sheets for the children which can form part of your school's personal, social and health education (PSHE) programme. This book is a whole school training programme for raising self-esteem and is essential reading for all those working in primary education. Margaret Collins is a former headteacher of infant and first schools. She is now Senior Visiting Fellow in the School of Education at the University of Southampton. She researches children's perceptions of health education topics, writes teaching materials for children, books and articles on PSHE. Visit the author's own website here!

Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters Author Paula Nagel
ISBN-10 9781472924766
Release 2016-09-08
Pages 142
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Teachers have a responsibility to support the mental health of children in their care. Current statistics show a significant rise in mental health difficulties in children and young people, and new legislation urges schools to consider whether continuing disruptive behaviour might be the result of an unmet need. However, this is not an area that is universally addressed in teacher training programmes or books. Using real life case studies, this book supports all teachers and school staff in understanding and identifying the early signs of mental health difficulties, and explains how to bring about appropriate early interventions.

Children s Learning in Primary Schools

Children s Learning in Primary Schools Author Mike Cowdray
ISBN-10 9780415536004
Release 2012
Pages 252
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What does learning look like? What are different subjects really about? Why are transferable skills so important? How can we overcome the difficulties that children encounter in their learning? And what questions and prompts are likely to prove useful in helping children to get the most out of their lessons? The over-arching role of Teaching Assistants is to support teaching and learning in schools. To do this effectively, they need to understand the curriculum content of all the subjects in which they provide support and know what learning outcomes are sought. This accessible book provides an overview of the knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes that children learn in each subject in their primary years. Written with the non-subject specialist in mind, and drawing on research and best practice in the classroom, this extremely practical book aims to provide the reader with the information they need to: deliver focused lessons to individual pupils, groups, or the whole class; concentrate on the most important elements when making classroom resources; make valuable assessments of the children’s learning, and keep useful records of their achievements, progress and difficulties; take a full part in discussions with colleagues – selecting objectives, devising interesting activities and delivering exciting lessons in each of the subjects. Including a wide range of examples and activities, this book will prove an invaluable companion for all students working on STLS and Foundation Degree courses, and Teaching Assistants currently working in primary schools.

Florey Primary School Preschool and Child Health Clinic

Florey Primary School  Preschool  and Child Health Clinic Author Ken Maher & Partners
ISBN-10 OCLC:1027795950
Release 1987
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Florey Primary School Preschool and Child Health Clinic has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Florey Primary School Preschool and Child Health Clinic also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Florey Primary School Preschool and Child Health Clinic book for free.

Creating Excellence in Primary School Playtimes

Creating Excellence in Primary School Playtimes Author Michael Follett
ISBN-10 9781784503611
Release 2017-04-21
Pages 224
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School playtimes account for 20% of a child's school life, but how can schools ensure that this time is as beneficial as possible for primary school pupils? Emphasising the importance of play in child development, this book identifies the key challenges facing schools during break times and sets out a complete strategy for effectively managing playtimes that are fun-filled and offer children greater long-term benefits. With before and after case studies showing how school playtimes have been transformed through the author's OPAL Primary Programme, this book demonstrates how to improve common issues such as behaviour, staffing, space and facilities in a sustainable way that capitalises on investments in equipment and training. Promoting wellbeing and healthy child development, this book provides inspiring reading for primary school staff and play workers, and creative ideas and ready-to-use solutions that will help schools to meet Ofsted criteria for excellent play.

Breaking Barriers to Learning in Primary Schools

Breaking Barriers to Learning in Primary Schools Author Pat Hughes
ISBN-10 9781135264680
Release 2009-12-16
Pages 288
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Breaking Barriers to Learning in Primary Schools takes an expert and informative look at the integrated children’s services agenda in practice in today’s primary schools. Examining the ways in which an increasing number of different professionals help to improve children’s life chances, the author examines the roles of those employed directly by the schools themselves, for instance Learning Mentors, HLTAs and Teaching Assistants, and those employed by health/social and other agencies, such as school nurses, Educational social workers, study support workers, school attendance workers and Educational Psychologists. Through an exploration of how each individual helps break down barriers to children’s learning, this book: examines the growth and development of the children’s workforce provides a broad and integrated view of the wider school network explores the roles of individuals within the school workforce makes links to Every Child Matters and Extended Schools initiatives provides evidences of breaking down barriers, through interviews and studies with those working at the heart of integrated schools presents an analysis of recent statistics relating to children’s lives gives practical advice for good practice throughout. An essential text for all those working in education and in training to become part of this wider school network, this book takes into account the findings of the recent Primary Reviews, government data and original research to fully explain how to build, maintain and successfully work with today’s primary children. It is an excellent text for Foundation Degree students as well as those studying Education Studies and those training to be teachers.

Body Image in the Primary School

Body Image in the Primary School Author Nicky Hutchinson
ISBN-10 9781136824951
Release 2011-03-08
Pages 176
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The average child watches between 20,000 and 40,000 adverts a year. Girls as young as six are cutting down on what they eat to stay thinner. Three quarters of ten and eleven year olds would like to change their appearance. Body image and its impact upon self-esteem has been recognised as an issue which affects increasingly younger children. Research in this area has traditionally focused on adolescents yet anxieties about appearance often develop at a much earlier age than this. Primary schools have a critical role in helping children to develop a healthy body image through positive intervention. Body Image in the Primary School offers step-by-step lessons for teachers to address this issue. It examines the continuous media and peer pressures that young children are exposed to and encourages children to recognise their own strengths and qualities and to become resilient members of society. The authors demonstrate a practical range of activities and projects for teachers to work with designed to make them confident in discussing body image in the classroom. This book offers: lesson plans for Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and the transition to Key Stage 3 practical guidance on how to support and involve parents and carers analysis on the changing social influences of home life, peer pressure and the media overviews of research on the links between body image, academic achievement and emotional well-being. This book contains explicit links to SEAL and the ECM outcomes and will be of significant interest to all teachers, teaching assistants and practitioners working with primary children.

Laying the Foundations

Laying the Foundations Author Anna Martínez
ISBN-10 9781904787846
Release 2006
Pages 116
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Teaching children about sex and relationships is an essential but challenging part of a primary school teacher's role. Based on projects undertaken by the Sex Education Forum, this resource has been developed to support primary school staff in developing SRE policy and practice.The resource includes sample lesson plans for Key Stages 1 and 2 that tie into requirements of the National Curriculum and recommendations from Ofsted. Other chapters look at policy development, planning, delivering and assessing SRE, and specific topics like reproduction, growing, feelings, keeping safe, keeping clean and healthy, friends, families, and choices and consequences.

Understanding Personal Social Health and Economic Education in Primary Schools

Understanding Personal  Social  Health and Economic Education in Primary Schools Author Nick Boddington
ISBN-10 9781473904705
Release 2014-03-01
Pages 296
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'This book is a gift for anyone teaching PSHE whether they are new to the profession or experienced practitioners. Sound pedagogical discussion is combined with practical advice to ensure lessons are relevant, meet the needs of learners and allow sensitive issues to be explored in a safe and supportive way.' - Liz Griffiths, Lead Assessor, National PSHE CPD Programme Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEe) is a challenging subject and when well taught, of great value. Drawing from theory and practice in education, health and welfare it encompasses sensitive issues, such as relationships, drugs, safety, and bullying, and is influenced by political concerns of the day such as childhood obesity and the health of the economy. This book, written for those training to teach and early career primary teachers, provides clear guidance on how to tackle sensitive issues and informed ideas to help you to develop into a confident PSHE educator. It has been endorsed as a PSHE Association quality assured resource. The PSHE Association is the national subject association supporting teachers and other professionals working in the field of personal, social, health and economic education ( Key features: Full of practical strategies and examples from schools that clearly demonstrate how to teach PSHEe with primary-aged children. A focus on best practice teaching enabling you to plan flexibly to meet the needs of your learners. Nick Boddington acts as National Subject Adviser for the PSHE Association, Jenny McWhirter is the Research Associate for the PSHE Association, and both her and Adrian King are experienced PSHE authors and education consultants.

Children s Health the Nation s Wealth

Children s Health  the Nation s Wealth Author Institute of Medicine
ISBN-10 0309166608
Release 2004-10-18
Pages 336
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Children's health has clearly improved over the past several decades. Significant and positive gains have been made in lowering rates of infant mortality and morbidity from infectious diseases and accidental causes, improved access to health care, and reduction in the effects of environmental contaminants such as lead. Yet major questions still remain about how to assess the status of children's health, what factors should be monitored, and the appropriate measurement tools that should be used. Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth: Assessing and Improving Child Health provides a detailed examination of the information about children's health that is needed to help policy makers and program providers at the federal, state, and local levels. In order to improve children's health -- and, thus, the health of future generations -- it is critical to have data that can be used to assess both current conditions and possible future threats to children's health. This compelling book describes what is known about the health of children and what is needed to expand the knowledge. By strategically improving the health of children, we ensure healthier future generations to come.

Angry Angry Angus

Angry  Angry Angus Author Katrina Sealey
ISBN-10 1786238683
Release 2017-08-10
Pages 20
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Meet Angus, an angry little badger, who has trouble explaining how he feels. Use this book to help your child learn to express their feelings.

Promoting Young Children s Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Promoting Young Children s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Author Sonia Mainstone-Cotton
ISBN-10 9781784503116
Release 2017-03-21
Pages 168
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Positive emotional health in a child's earliest years can be a critical factor in their future development. Offering practical suggestions for games, activities and exercises designed to promote emotional wellbeing in young children, this essential guide showcases a wide range of approaches such as mindfulness and meditation, Forest School and Reggio Emilia to provide a hands-on reference for teachers and parents. Drawing on over 25 years' experience as an early years professional, the author explores topics including playfulness, stillness, sensory play, creativity and staff wellbeing. Each topic references current best practices and international examples, and also includes a comprehensive list of further resources and activities. Providing an informative introduction to both theory and practice, this book demonstrates easy-to-implement ideas for any professional or parent engaging with young children.

The Future of Health Wellbeing and Physical Education

The Future of Health  Wellbeing and Physical Education Author Timothy Lynch
ISBN-10 9783319316673
Release 2016-06-29
Pages 174
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This book uses the example of a partnership journey between universities, schools, the local health industry as well as a number of government organisations which worked to ensure the growth of physical education in primary education. The initiative employed the United Nations (UN) ideals as a model and contextualised them within local schools and communities. What began as a pathway seed quickly grew to involve multi-stakeholder partnerships and therefore explores how the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) may be implemented at a grass roots level.