Health Education

Recent additions to the free research resource that supports those concerned with the health and wellbeing of children and young people

SHEU. 2019. Recent additions to the free research resource that supports those concerned with the health and wellbeing of children and young people Education and Health 37(4)108. PDF

Networking and Partnership between Education, Health Education England and Academia: a viable tool for promoting young people’s health and wellbeing

Deborah Haydock, Gay Rabie and Jean Evers. 2019. Networking and Partnership between Education, Health Education England and Academia: a viable tool for promoting young people’s health and wellbeing Education and Health 37(4)91-99. PDF

Mind and Body: an early intervention group programme for adolescents with self-harm thoughts and behaviours

Veronica Roberts, Richard Joiner, Claire Russell, Richard Bradley, Mark Bowles, Aaron Bowes and Terence Nice. 2019. Mind and Body: an early intervention group programme for adolescents with self-harm thoughts and behaviours. Education and Health 37(2)46-53. PDF

Recent additions to the free research resource that supports those concerned with the health and wellbeing of children and young people

SHEU. 2019. Recent additions to the free research resource that supports those concerned with the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Education and Health 37(1)9-10. PDF

Widening digital participation - Young people and their mental health in Islington : Can digital technologies be used in mental health services to improve access and support for young people?

Pete Nuckley and Laurence Piercy, 2018.Widening digital participation - Young people and their mental health in Islington : Can digital technologies be used in mental health services to improve access and support for young people?. Education and Health 36(4), 113-116. PDF

Thriving Futures, a whole school curriculum response to addressing the social and emotional welfare needs of secondary school pupils

Rachel Symons, 2018.Thriving Futures, a whole school curriculum response to addressing the social and emotional welfare needs of secondary school pupils. Education and Health 36(4), 99-105. PDF

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Comments about SHEU

"Your work in developing the Health Related Behaviour Survey was ground breaking and has continued to evolve." Tribute from a Director of Public Health to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

At the time, the results were very useful and the feedback report very useful and insightful. Significant changes will occur in our schools health and wellbeing provision next year and conducting another survey will certainly help me to ensure I am planning effectively for the needs of our pupils.

Head of Health and Wellbeing

"The service you provide is of national significance." Health Development Agency

Health Development Agency

"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

"The Unit produces an invaluable body of knowledge... providing exceptional information across time and throughout the country." Kelloggs

Kelloggs

 “The (SHEU survey) helped us to prioritise where we needed to be in terms of PSHE education. We delivered assemblies based on the evidence as well as curriculum development, and dealt with whole school issues – particularly in regard to pastoral care. The answers received to the question on the survey “Who are you most likely to approach if you needed help” worried staff as “teacher” was not a popular answer. Subsequently the staff asked themselves why this had happened and what needed to be done to address the issue. There was more emphasis on wider aspects of PSHE education delivery, which needed more attention.

To summarise, the (SHEU survey) allows the PSHE department to assess the impact of teaching and learning and modify future lessons accordingly. It allows our school to look at whole school issues such as the extent to which the pastoral care system is meeting the needs of our pupils. It helps us to do need analysis of our pupils. It helps to provide important evidence for SEF / the extent to which we are meeting wellbeing indicators / National Healthy School standards.”  

Secondary School Head

"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

"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

Headteacher

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 most comprehensive health education survey."

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