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Our information zone is packed with useful resources designed to help both children and parents live the most healthy life possible. You can look for information by child age group, topic or service - just use the appropriate filter below.
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School nursing

School nurses, along with health visitors, are trained specialist community public health nurses (SCPHN) who are qualified nurses or midwives that have done further training at an advanced level.
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Mental health – 5-11s

Ups and downs are part of life and as a parent you can help your child feel ready to cope with life’s challenges.
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Resilience

Resilience is important if children are to thrive and achieve. It means they can problem solve, make the most of opportunities and cope when things get tough.
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Anxiety

Children can sometimes experience anxiety just like adults.
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Bullying

Bullying is when someone does something on purpose to hurt someone.
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Bullying – online / cyberbullying

Bullying which happens online or via smartphones or tablets is known as cyberbullying
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Parental conflict

Parental conflict can have negative and long-lasting effects on children.
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Stranger danger

It’s important that children know how to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations, not just with strangers.
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Puberty

During school years 5 & 6, you may notice your child starting to experience the normal, physical and emotional changes of puberty.
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