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CentrePiece Article
Healthy Minds: the positive impact of a new school curriculum
Grace Lordan and Alistair McGuire
July 2019
Paper No' CEPCP558:
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CentrePiece 24 (2) Summer 2019


Tags: healthy minds; hm; health education; uk secondary schools; social and emotional learning; relationships; healthy living

As the UK government prepares to make personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education compulsory, a recent trial shows how these subjects can be taught successfully. Grace Lordan and Alistair McGuire evaluate the effects of Healthy Minds – a new four-year curriculum for secondary schools – on physical health, emotional health and behaviour. Overall, the effects of this new PSHE curriculum are positive.

This article summarises the evaluation of Healthy Minds by Grace Lordan and Alistair McGuire