all Health articles

Child asleep on their desk
Tips for a good night’s sleep
With sleep and success at school closely linked, how can you help your child have a more restful and refreshing night?
Boy playing cricket
How to keep your family fit and active
After long days at work and school, exercise is often the last thing on our minds, yet it's crucial for our health. So what can we do to keep...
Family playing with fake phone
Help develop your child's communication skills
Communication difficulties in children can be tackled through a variety of different activities and games. Find some ideas here to get you started.
Mum talking to her child
Explaining special needs to children
Amy Schofield speaks to SEN expert Vicki Dawson to find out how to approach the subject with your child.
Happy bunch of children
How music can soothe hyperactivity
Some experts believe that music has the power to soothe and relax a child with hyperactivity and can help them control their own behaviour. We...
Teamwork in primary school
How to teach your child teamwork
We take a look at the importance of building team skills from a young age, and what you can do to support your child.
Sperm and egg
Top tips on talking to your kids about the birds and the bees
As a parent it’s not always easy to know where to start when it comes to your children's sex education. To help ease into the subject, try our...
How singing can support children’s learning
Singing can support children’s learning and emotional development. We take a look at how a good sing-song could help your child.
Mum and daughter talking
How to talk to your child about sex
Not many parents relish the thought of having the "birds and the bees talk" with their children. We asked professionals for tips on making...
Girl engrossed in her computer
The benefits of blogging for your child
Blogs are a great way to help children use ICT to express themselves but keeping them safe online is vital. Read our advice on safe blogging and how...
Child with their head between their knees
What to do when your child hates school
Frequent sick-days and a general reluctance to go in are signs that your child is not enjoying their school experience. Follow this expert advice on...
Happy girl reading book
What is primary SEAL?
SEAL promotes social and emotional literacy in children and equips them with the skills they need to lead a healthy, happy life. We explore the...
Girl lying on grass laughing
Top 10 ways to calm your child's fears about SATs
Give your child some all important “me time” during their SATs with our top tips on how to relax the mind and body and make for a healthier, happier...