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Drugs and the brain

Acid and magic mushrooms Anabolic steroids Cannabis Cocaine Ecstasy Heroin Ketamine Solvents Speed and crystal meth Tranquillisers Acid (LSD) and magic mushrooms (shrooms) Short term: Acid and magic mushrooms are hallucinogenics, making people see, hear and experience the world in a different, "trippy" way. Colours…

Early Help

Early Help  The term Early Help is used to describe the process of taking action early and as soon as possible to tackle problems and issues emerging for children, young people and their families. Effective help may be needed for at any point in a…

Early Years & Childcare

Early Years and Childcare ** Coronovirus Advice page ** Early years education provides children with an ideal opportunity to build on the knowledge they bring from home. It helps children become more independent and to make friends. In these early years settings, children can choose…

Early Years and Childcare (Local Offer)

Early Years and Childcare Information on COVID-19 support can be found on the Local Offer COVID-19 - Information page and the SEN and Inclusion Services COVID-19 Support page.  Local support groups can be found by using the search term 'COVID-19' in the search box at the top of…

Eating a balanced diet

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, and consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body…

Eating disorders explained

Find out the facts about eating disorders, including what they are, who's affected by them and what to do if you need help and support. What is an eating disorder? There are different types of eating disorder, the most common ones being anorexia, bulimia and…

Eating processed foods

Processed foods aren't just microwave meals and other ready meals. A processed food is any food that has been altered in some way during preparation. Food processing can be as basic as: freezing canning baking drying Not all processed foods are unhealthy but some processed foods may contain high…

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet. You don't need to achieve this balance with every meal but try to get the balance right over a day or even…

Education (Local Offer)

Education for children with Special Educational Needs Children with Special Educational Needs may need extra help because of a range of needs, such as in thinking and understanding, physical or sensory difficulties, emotional and behavioural difficulties, or difficulties with speech and language or how they…

Educational Psychology Service (Local Offer)

Educational Psychology Service The Educational Psychology Service is for children and young people aged 0 to 25. All of the Educational Psychologists (EPs) we employ are registered with the Health Care Professions Council and have specialist training and qualifications in Child Development, Psychology and Education.…
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