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Domestic violence can affect not only a pupil's sense of security and wellbeing, but also how they learn in school. Assistant Headteacher Debs Ward gives a DSP's perspective on this complex issue, and also recommends ways that schools can pick up the pieces of the trauma and ensure learning continues to take place
This Serious Case Review tells a story of neglect at a time when professionals and researchers are asking, 'Do we neglect older young people who are neglected?’ Jenni Whitehead discusses the circumstances and the implications for schools and colleges
You will have read with horror the extremely sad case of seven-year-old Yaseen; he couldn't recite all the passages from the Koran as expected of him, and died as a result of his mother’s physical punishment. Jenni Whitehead looks at the case, and what it means for schools