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Griffiths,MD 2002. The educational benefits of videogames. Research dating right back to the early 1980s has consistently shown that playing computer games (irrespective of genre) produces increases in reaction times, improved hand-eye co-ordination and raises players' self-esteem,. Education and Health 20(3),47-52. PDF

Frobisher,C Maxwell,S 2002. The nutritional knowledge and attitudes in a group of 11-12 year olds in Merseyside. Nutrition needs to have a secure place in the national curriculum to help males to adopt more positive attitudes to healthy eating and provide more support for the weight concerns of females,. Education and Health 20(2),27-29. PDF

Jenkins,H 2002. You can do it when you HRBQ it!. Education and Health 20(4),69-70. PDF

Balding,JW 2002. Young People in 2001: 15,881 young people tell us about what they do at home, at school and with their friends. Education and Health 20(4),59-64. PDF

Regis,D McGeorge,D 2002. Sexually transmitted infections and young people. A world wide increase in STIs is mirrored in the UK and has implications for health education programmes,. Education and Health 20(3),53-55. PDF

Ingleby,D Watters,C 2002. Refugee children at school: good practices in mental health and social care. School has healing possibilities for refugee children and successful approaches from The Netherlands are to be tried out in British schools,. Education and Health 20(3),43-45. PDF

OFSTED 2002. Bare facts of life are not enough. Education and Health 20(2),38-39. PDF

Wigram,J 2002. Why is low back pain common in adolescence?,. Education and Health 20(2),36-39. PDF

Griffiths,MD 2002. Adolescent gambling: What should teachers and parents know? The potential dangers, risk factors, and warning signs to look for are described together with strategies to help young people with a problem,. Education and Health 20(2),31-35. PDF

Coleman,L 2002. Promoting consistent condom use among young people: comparing intentions with reported behaviour. An in-depth study suggests ways in which teachers and youth workers may be able to increase the consistency of condom use among young people, . Education and Health 20(1),5-11. PDF

Gardner,P 2002. Education and Health: a personal reflection. Education and Health 20(1),3-4. PDF

Halstead,M Waite,S 2002. Worlds apart': the sexual values of boys and girls. Case studies show remarkable gender differences in the attitudes of 9 and 10 year-olds to reproduction, parenthood, relationships, contraception, and the value of the family, . Education and Health 20(1),17-23. PDF

Crouch,V 2002. Teenage pregnancy, better prevention and a sexual health game for young people. The role that the school nurse might play in reducing rates of pregnancy in relation to Government strategy,. Education and Health 20(1),13-16. PDF

Comments about SHEU

"The data for (us) are very useful ... This is especially important when evaluating the impact of interventions regarding alcohol or other areas, as the survey data are likely to provide an earlier indication than routine data sources."

Specialist Registrar in Public Health

"I really appreciate the professional service which SHEU offers.  We have had a great experience working with Angela on the school surveys." 

Health Improvement Specialist

"I would like to say that this survey was very useful and made me realise things about PE and health that I had never realised before......Food at school is groovy, especially if your school does Jamie Olivers School Dinners. Viva apples and thanks for the survey." Female pupil, 13 yrs old

Female pupil, 13yrs

"Many thanks for a major contribution to the health of children in the UK and elsewhere over many years and putting in place the continuation of the Unit." Tribute from a Director of Public Health to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

Director of Public Health

"As a result of the survey we reviewed and amended PSHE schemes of work, we are currently working on a "Green Travel Plan", a morning breakfast club was established and we further developed 6th Form mentoring."

Health Education Coordinator

"This is an excellent way of keeping up to date belt and braces style."

School Drugs Advisor

Please could our College be part of the SHEU survey this academic year? We did it in 2016 and 2017 and found it incredibly informative and it helped us shape our PSHE provision.

Assistant Principal

"The data from last time were spot-on and we have done lots of work with it. We are very keen to repeat the survey." Headteacher


"Over the last twenty years you have achieved much. The surveys and subsequent reports have painted the clearest picture we have of what young people are doing and what they think." Tribute from OFSTED to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005


"Please send an additional copy of our report - it is the most requested and borrowed item in the whole library." Health Promotion Unit

Health Promotion Unit