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Monthly Archives: May 2018

obese primary school children

Alarming new figures revealed by the Local Government Association (LGA) shows almost 60% more children in their last year of primary school are classed as ‘severely obese’ than in their first year. The LGA which represents 370 councils in England and Wales obtained statistics which shows children rapidly gaining weight and becoming unhealthier as they… Read More

May 30, 2018

mental health

Between 2014-2015 and 2017-2018 schools in England have made 123,713 referrals for specialist mental help according to statistics obtained by children’s charity the NSPCC. Worryingly, more than fifty percent of referrals came from primary schools and alarmingly the youngest child being referred for help was just 3 years old. Over this period referrals to Child… Read More

May 14, 2018