Friday, July 5, 2013 - 09:21

The report, Young People into 2013, from the Schools Health Education Unit, contains over 100 health-related behaviour questions and answers. Several questions are about sleep. This year we have continued to try and find links between questions. For example, when asked about how many hours of sleep they had ‘last night’, the more sleep 14-15 year old girls get they are less likely to: ‘want to lose weight’; worry ‘a lot’; and ‘feel afraid of going to school due to bullying.
To read more click this link

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 08:14

SHEU's latest 'Young People into 2013' report captures the attitudes of young people and, in particular, the changes seen from the primary to the secondary stage of pupils’ education. Despite the attention, drawn by some of the media, to extremes of young people’s behaviour, this report presents a more balanced view. For example, more 10-11 year old boys, than any of the other groups, continue to assess themselves as ‘very fit’ but perceived fitness, from youngsters aged 10-15 years, continues to decline both in boys and girls.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 23:16

Young People : Angels or Demons?

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:41

Young people buy alcohol online - SHEU research links about young people's health and wellbeing.


To read the research and join the email list please follow this link

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 16:06

New research links about 11-15 year olds H&WB from SHEU including :
Mindfulness can increase wellbeing and reduce stress in school children
More Mindfulness links

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:20

Following our support, via the Terence Higgins Trust website, for the statutory PSHE/SRE campaign on 11 June our MP, Ben Bradshaw, sent us a letter.
To read the letter click here

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 13:06

Dr Katrina Wyatt and Dr Jennifer Lloyd, in the latest issue of the journal Education and Health, describe the development of a school-located obesity prevention programme which used creative delivery methods to engage and support schools, children and their families in adopting sustainable changes to their lifestyles.
To read the article please follow this link

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 08:25

In the latest issue of the journal Education and Health, Allison Ford and colleagues from the Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling, research adolescents’ responses to, and perceptions of, different cigarette pack styles. The results could help adolescents recognise how they continue to be targeted by the tobacco industry and support school-based tobacco education to help smoking prevention.
To read the article please follow this link


Monday, June 10, 2013 - 13:52

Dr Alison McInnes and Dr David Blackwell, in the latest issue of the journal Education and Health, present their study on the drinking behaviours and health-related practices of school-age children in the North East.
To read the article please follow this link


Friday, June 7, 2013 - 15:01

Before Tuesday 11th June : Ask your MP to vote for statutory #PSHE in England