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It’s going to be, according to organisers, ‘the biggest fight against bullying that Europe has ever seen’. It’s called The Big March and it’s a demonstration that will take a stand against a growing problem. M&C Saatchi have created a powerful film to promote The Big March, an online protest that BeatBullying, the international bullying...
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This is normal – a fact of life. Yet anxiety, like the people it affects, comes in different shapes and sizes and not everyone is equipped to cope. It is a much misunderstood problem and something that ranks amongst the most-common mental health issues around. For this reason, we’re pleased that anxiety has been chosen...
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Year Six SATs. Year Eleven GCSEs. Year Thirteen A-Levels. The Summer Term is here. It’s the Business End of the academic calendar. Young people are, as a result, under increasing pressure to perform and, as we’ve discussed in previous posts, this can manifest itself in countless different ways. Exam stress – and the problems it...
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Child abuse comes in all different forms. Neglect. Physical. Sexual. Emotional. None is acceptable, all are abhorrent. Yet until recent days, the fourth form on that list – emotional abuse – wasn’t, amongst the general population, at least, considered to be as serious as the others. This is a misconception that has been challenged in...
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Consider the following….  Autism is a condition that’s exclusive to children.  Autism is rare.  You can tell if someone has Autism just by looking at them. People with Autism are geniuses.  If you’re Autistic, you don’t understand humour.  Autistic people can’t learn new skills. People with Autism don’t want to make friends. Everyone understands Autism,...
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For most of us, this will be a familiar feeling, a common concept and something we’re able to relate to. It’s no secret that with age comes experience, knowledge and information that couldn’t be more important in forming the decisions that shape our days. In life, there are lessons to learn and such an education...
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Children need boundaries and discipline to be happy. In parenting circles, not everyone agrees. This, in our opinion, is a major mistake. Bringing up children is a difficult job – and different people have different strategies. This is fine as long as the fundamental building blocks are put in place. Neglect the foundations, however, and...
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Pressure. For children and teenagers, it’s everywhere at the moment. Pressure at home. Pressure at school. Pressure from friends. Pressure from parents. Pressure is something that tends to be overlooked, but it plays a major role in an adolescent’s general wellbeing. The pressure is beginning to build right now, in the approach to the exam...
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It’s often a divisive issue and a constant bone of contention. Should children and teenagers be allowed to have a television in their bedrooms? For us, the answer is obvious, this an unequivocal ‘no’. In this, however, it seems as though we’re in the minority. In a revealing study, quoted in the Telegraph recently, Ofcom...
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To be fair to the Festive Season, this isn’t an issue that’s exclusive to December. The holidays in general can often be a tumultuous time. For children and young people, returning to school or college can come as quite a shock to the system. This can be a difficult period on the calendar and, for...
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