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Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education Statutory Guidance February 2019

The Department for Education has published their amended Relationships Education for Primary Schools, Relationships and Sex Education for Secondary Schools and Health Education statutory guidance following consultation with key stakeholder groups. Core areas covered in the guidance include mental health and emotional wellbeing, puberty, online safety, basic First Aid and healthy and unhealthy relationships.

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Office for National Statistics Children and Young People's experiences of Loneliness Report 2018

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its inaugural report on children's loneliness in England and Great Britain. 

Key statistics include:

  • 11.3 per cent of children said they were "often" lonely;

  • 19.5 per cent of children living in a city reported "often" feeling lonely, compared with 5 per cent of those living in rural areas. 

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