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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Governing Matters
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For most children, school is a stable and safe environment that supports learning, social connections and much more. However, for some, school may be the only place that provides stable and safe surroundings.

Educational attainment

Poor attendance, a history of exclusions, and a lack of engagement with school can often be the effects of wider social and emotional issues, including poor mental health.

As the UK’s leading charity delivering frontline mental health support in schools, Place2Be encourages a whole-school approach, where everyone is committed to supporting a child’s emotional development, as well as their curricular progress.

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