11 February 2020

Liverpool’s ‘Drop Everything and Read’ supporting emotional wellbeing

On World Book Day 5th March schools across the city will be dropping everything and reading at 10 am to showcase the importance of reading for enjoyment. This Drop Everything and Read session is part of the Liverpool Readathon, a citywide sponsored read with the aim of encouraging children to read for pleasure and to raise money that will fund books and storytellers in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. The Liverpool Readathon is organised by Liverpool Learning Partnership, who work with schools across the city to prioritise the needs of learners and Read For Good, who have been running their school Readathons since the 1980s.

10 January 2020

NOW Festival 2020

Children and young people from across Liverpool will come together to perform in the city’s fifth annual NOW Festival next month (February).

26 November 2019

GYRO at the TATE Exchange – Exploring identity through the lens of LGBTQ+ youth in Liverpool

 “Masquerade: Discover Your Other” –was a fabulous exhibition over at the Tate Exchange Liverpool that our young people from GYRO have been working on.

7 November 2019

Bullybusters wear odd socks for Anti-bullying Week

Bullybusters are inviting children and young people and their work colleagues to join them in wearing odd socks to celebrate Anti-Bullying week, which runs from the 11-15th November.

31 October 2019

Education in Mind – mental health conference for schools

Over three hundred teachers, headteachers and school governors from across Liverpool attended the city’s first education-focused mental health conference at ACC Liverpool on Friday (October 18).

1 October 2019

CAMHS Offer now includes digital mental health counselling support

XenZone, a digital mental health pioneer, has been commissioned by Liverpool NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to provide its popular Kooth mental health and emotional wellbeing support service to all 14-25-year-olds in Liverpool. Kooth will be closely integrated with the Liverpool CAMHS Partners (Alder Hey, Mersey Care, YPAS, MYA, PSS, Barnardos Young Carers, Bullybusters, ADHD Foundation, ADDvanced Solutions).

23 September 2019

The Neurodiversity Umbrella Project

Over 100 Liverpool schools participated in The Neurodiversity Umbrella Project which celebrates the intelligence, ability and employability of all young people.

18 July 2019

Extra mental health support announced for schools and colleges in Liverpool

Liverpool has secured funding for children and young people’s mental health, as part of the next wave of funding from a national trailblazer programme.