Posts tagged “Schools”

Teachers call for schools to introduce a ban on energy drinks

December 12th, 2017
Teachers call for schools to introduce a ban on energy drinks

One of the UK’s leading teachers’ unions has called for schools to introduce a ban on energy drinks. Members of the NASUWT have appealed to schools to ban energy drinks on school premises amid concerns about high levels of caffeine. According to the union, the caffeine content renders energy drinks “readily available legal highs”, which […]

Government reveals proposals to provide mental health support in schools

December 5th, 2017
Government reveals proposals to provide mental health support in schools

The government has revealed proposals to provide mental health support in schools and colleges. The plans also outline a 4-week waiting time, with ministers keen to enrol a quarter of schools in the new programme in England by 2020. The proposals are part of a government push to improve mental health care across the country. […]

Controversial laws to possibly change

October 4th, 2010
Controversial laws to possibly change

Government plans could soon see town halls facing huge compensation payouts if they ban events on health and safety grounds. Teachers, for example, could be given assurances that they wouldn’t be liable for minor mishaps which they experience such as taking their pupils on school trips or helping out at after-hour clubs. Former Conservative Cabinet […]

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