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Tackling sensitive issues in primary schools and teaching about sex are two of the subjects discussed in a new book by health experts, Noreen Wetton and Jenny McWhirter from Southampton University. Health for Life - a guide for health-promoting schools contains many ideas including a training workshops for use in whole-day or twilight health education sessions. It also contains guidance for teachers using previously- published classroom materials and cross-referencing with national curriculum themes at key stages 1 and 2.

Health for Life is available from Forbes Publications, 2B Drayson Mews, London W8 4LY. Tel 0171 938 1035. Price Pounds 10.50 (+Pounds 1.95 pp per order).

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