Fis-edsolutions ltd blogs -Use cash for poor pupils to aid mental health’

Schools should use extra funding for poor pupils to tackle mental health problems, the schools minister said yesterday.

David Laws, the Liberal Democrat education spokesman, said that access to mental health services for children was not good enough. He told the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) conference in Birmingham that there was a “huge gap” between help for young people’s mental and physical health.