For the latest Children’s Mental Health Week 2021, we took to Zoom to interview Matthew Hughes, a secondary school Maths teacher and Year Head to find out about some of the challenges facing secondary school children today. This is part of our upcoming ‘Industry Insights’ series in which we ask a variety of professionals from many different walks of life about their thoughts on current mental health topics within their industry.

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