Posted by Aston Avery

Children’s mental health during half term

The half term break gives young people, and their parents alike, a chance to take stock and recharge their batteries ahead of another busy term.

With this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week ending this Sunday, parents are being encouraged to build on this year’s theme “Let’s Connect” and check in with their children and talk openly about how they are feeling.

While research from King’s InterHigh amongst parents of school-aged children reveals that more than eight in ten (86%) believe their child’s educational needs are currently being met, almost half (47%) think more need to be done when it comes to discussing mental health.

Aston spoke to Tom Crombie from King’s InterHigh.

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