Sound words of advice ahead of World Mental Health Day

Sound words of advice ahead of World Mental Health Day

MENTAL health problems are common, with one in four Brits experiencing them during their lives. However, there is often a stigma around mental health, which can make people feel uncomfortable talking about it or seeking help. Ahead of World Mental Health Day (10th October), Dr Rhianna McClymont, lead GP at online service, Livi, has offered […]

Letter to Editor: Nacro reflect on exam results

Letter to Editor: Nacro reflect on exam results

Dear Editor, Yesterday’s GCSE results highlight the resilience and determination of our country’s young people, who on average have missed 14 weeks of learning. At Nacro, our Further Education and Skills Centres teach some of the most disadvantaged 16–19-year-olds. Around 50% of our students started the pandemic without a digital device or Wi-Fi to study […]

Ofsted inspectors find Thurrock Council provides effective and responsive services for the protection of vulnerable children

Ofsted inspectors find Thurrock Council provides effective and responsive services for the protection of vulnerable children

AN Ofsted Focused Visit has found that “children’s social care have strengthened oversight of services for children at risk of extra-familial harm in response to feedback from the 2019 Inspection, to better identify and engage with children exposed to extra-familial harm and improved the offer of support to them and their families” in their report published today (Monday, 9 August).

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