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12 June 2024
Mental health in schools in Scotland

We were delighted to have offered our Skills for Life mental health promotion programmes free of charge to primary schools across Dumfries and Galloway.

20 May 2024
Measuring the impact of the Skills for Life programmes with Bounce Together
We’re excited to announce that we are working with Bounce Together
14 May 2024
Building resilience skills for children in Merton
In 2022-23 we were delighted to be able to offer schools and organisations in Merton training and resources for our SPARK Resilience programme thanks to funding from The Oli Leigh Trust.
27 March 2024
“When you pick Zippy up, it’s like picking up a friend.”
Partnership for Children team member, Jayne Carter, recently visited one of our Lincolnshire Skills for Life schools to talk to staff and pupils about Zippy’s Friends.
19 February 2024
Supporting young children’s self-regulation skills
Our Co-CEO, Hannah Baker, in partnership with Anna Freud, has developed a guide of how to effectively support young children’s self-regulation skills.
31 January 2024
Children’s Mental Health Week 2024
Children’s Mental Health Week will take place from 5-11 February 2024.
15 November 2023
Young Carers Futures Conference 2023
In October 2023, our Project Manager Liz attended the first Young Carers Futures Conference in Manchester hosted by Carers Trust and Young Carers Alliance.
13 November 2023
Using the Skills for Life programmes to Make a Noise About Bullying
As a member of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, we’re proud to support Anti-Bullying Week Monday 13th - Friday 17th November 2023.
13 November 2023
The role of governing boards in empowering strong mental health
Our Co-CEO Hannah Baker spoke to the National Governance Association (NGA) about Partnership for Children’s work, highlighting the essential role of governing boards.
13 November 2023
Celebrating Trustees’ Week 2023
To mark Trustees’ Week, Zoe Whitfeld reflects on her experience of joining Partnership for Children as our first Early Career Trustee and the benefits of diversity of perspective that younger Trustees bring to boards.
11 October 2023
How to use Pupil Premium to support the social and emotional learning of disadvantaged and vulnerable children

This blog post looks at how you can best put the funding to use to support pupils’ social and emotional learning (SEL).

5 September 2023
New Licensed Partner in Ukraine
We are delighted to announce that Smart Osvita, an NGO working with teachers and parents to support education in Ukraine, has become a Licensed Partner of Partnership for Children.
23 August 2023
Passport to Success
In September 2023, researchers based at The University of Manchester will begin a major trial that will examine the effects of our school-based Skills for Life programme, Passport, with the support of Norway’s Kavli Trust who are funding the evaluation.
2 May 2023
One in four children in Mauritius benefitted from the Skills for Life programmes
Our Licensed Partner in the Republic of Mauritius, share their reflections on 14 years of supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing through the Skills for Life programmes.
14 April 2023
Developing a Skills for Life Early Years programme

We are delighted to be working with the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to develop a new Skills for Life Early Years programme for 3-5 year olds.

5 April 2023
Webinar - Supporting Young Carers’ Wellbeing & Resilience in School

Aimed at those working in schools, during this webinar, speakers will outline some of the simple ideas and resources that schools can be used to support the wellbeing and resilience of young carers including the Young Carers in Schools Award and the Skills for Life programmes.