Mattel Introduces Bruno the Brake Car, First Autistic Character in Iconic Thomas & Friends™ Series Bruno will be seen in future episodes of ‘Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go!™ on Channel 5 Milkshake! from Wednesday 21st September at 7.00am The Bruno character was developed in collaboration with the Autism SelfRead More →

In the first of a new series of blog posts on Scotland4kids, mum-of-two Naomi Barr discusses her diagnosis with a mental health condition and reveals how it affects her daily life. I am a 34-year-old mother of two girls, aged 8 and 5. In 2012 I was diagnosed with borderlineRead More →

As over 10 million children approach the end of their first month back at school, the anti-bullying charity The Diana Award, in partnership with Nationwide Building Society, has released new research revealing that being bullied at school can have a devastating lifelong psychological impact that continues throughout adulthood. Celebrities RhysRead More →

The publication of ‘School Healthy Living Survey Statistics 2022’ by Scotland’s Chief Statistician found the proportion of all schools meeting the Physical Education (PE) target of at least two hours in primary and two periods (100 minutes) at secondary school in 2022 was 99%. This is an increase on the 96%Read More →

A record number of school buildings across Scotland are in a good or satisfactory condition. The proportion of schools reported as being in this category has reached 90.4%, according to the Schools Estate Statistics 2022. This is 29 percentage points higher than in April 2007 (61.1%). The number of pupilsRead More →

More research is needed on the psychological wellbeing of children, partners, and families of UK veterans if they are to be fully supported, a new study has revealed. Professor Cherie Armour from the School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast is leading the ‘UK Veterans Family Study’ with Professor NicolaRead More →

As kids across the UK head back to school, new research suggests that the majority of the 6 weeks will have been spent indoors with as little as 32 hours being spent outside all summer. Two thirds of parents admitted that lack of outdoor activities, like scooting and riding aRead More →

A new online platform and youth network has been launched to help young people from all the Scottish islands share their voices, views and experiences. The Young Islanders Network will enable children and young people to help shape the delivery of the National Islands Plan, ensuring that their interests andRead More →