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Raising the voices of families and pupils at the Pears Family School
The Pears Family School was founded by Anna Freud. The school creates a culture of trust to help families and pupils direct the support they need, as the Children’s Commissioner learned ...
Children’s Commissioner unlocks learning on Alternative Provision at The Pears Family School
Dame Rachel de Souza met parents, carers, families and pupils at the central London school, founded and sponsored by Anna Freud.
What does self-care really mean?
One of our Youth Participation Programme Assistants wrote this blog on what self-care means following research involving young people.
New trauma animation highlights importance of long-term support for children and young people affected by the legacy of war and conflict in the past
The UK Trauma Council, a project of Anna Freud, has developed new resources, aimed at 12 to 21 year olds, to provide support for children and young people's mental health and wellbeing.
A new resource hub to support mental health in schools and colleges
Digital resources hub goes live online to increase support for mental health leads in schools and colleges across England.
Statement from Anna Freud on Israel-Gaza
Our statement on recent events and their impact on children and young people.
World Mental Health Day 2023: Talking to friends and family first step to improve wellbeing rights
This year World Mental Health Day is on 10 October and it’s theme is mental health as a human right. Anna Freud’s work to support the mental health and wellbeing of families, children an...
Collaborating with young people, parents and carers in mental health research is key to its succes
Rachael Stemp, Anna Freud’s Participation in Research Officer explains how our Applied Research and Evaluation division use the Lundy model to inform the way that young people, parents a...
Protecting the rights of children to be heard is the key to improving wellbeing
Anna Freud has adopted the Lundy model of participation which follows four domains: space, voice, influence and audience. To unpick these four domains and learn more, we’ve asked two of ...