Fear of failure’ giving UK children lowest happiness levels in Europe

Children in the UK have the lowest levels of life satisfaction across Europe, with “a particularly British fear of failure” partly to blame, according to a major report into childhood happiness. More than a...

Concerns over ‘huge decline’ in young people’s mental health during lockdown

The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a decline in young people’s mental health almost three times the national average, charities have warned.
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Primary schools given support on mental health and wellbeing

The Schools’ Wellbeing Partnership, in consultation with the Department for Education, has published support for primary schools to help them prepare their recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic so that the...

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Children’s loneliness

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its inaugural report on children’s loneliness in England and Great Britain. Analysis is drawn from interviews with children and young people, the Community Life Survey 2016/17 and the Good...

Mental health review

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a briefing on child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) provision, analysing spending, numbers receiving treatment, waiting times, and number of children not accepted into...