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Anna Freud Centre statement on the safety of women and girls
The Anna Freud Centre has issued the following statement in response to recent events.
School students call for mental health education in the classroom
A new report published by the Anna Freud Centre today finds that 93% of over 3,000 young people surveyed in the UK want mental health to be brought into the classroom, and for conversati...
5 Steps: Promoting wellbeing in schools
The 5 Steps framework, recently launched by the Anna Freud Centre, calls for change in how schools and colleges support the mental health and wellbeing of their pupils and staff. ‘P...
Innovate UK to fund MeeToo and the Anna Freud Centre to develop and evaluate digital peer support as a scalable solution in wake of the coronavirus pandemic
The Anna Freud Centre and MeeToo have been jointly awarded £300,000 from Innovate UK, the UK's innovation agency, to develop and evaluate a peer support app for young people that provide...
From trauma to bereavement to domestic abuse – the majority of nursery workers are encountering children facing extremely challenging and complex backgrounds; and many feel under-prepared for the task
A new survey by the Anna Freud Centre has revealed that a high proportion of nursery workers have experienced working with children facing extremely complex backgrounds and challenging e...
Children’s Mental Health Week: opening up to mental health
This year’s Children’s Mental Health Week, the Anna Freud Centre is encouraging children and young people, their families and those who work with them to open up to mental health.
New project to understand and improve the wellbeing of school pupils in Greater Manchester
Experts from The University of Manchester are set to work with leaders from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and all of the city-region’s secondary schools on a major new pro...
Anna Freud Centre offers help ensure whole school community support
The Anna Freud Centre is delivering a free, resilience support service via schools for pupils and teachers, as well as parents and carers.
Co-Founder of Pears Family School on New Year Honours list
Brenda McHugh, Co-Founder of the Pears Family School, has been awarded an MBE for services to education in this year’s New Year Honours list. The New Year Honours list recognises the ach...