Children’s untreated mental health issues could spiral into psychiatric problems later in life unless more is done in schools, say head teachers.
The National Association of Head Teachers says with a fifth of children having a mental health problem before age 11, it is a key concern.
A snapshot survey of 1,455 English heads suggests two-thirds of primary schools cannot deal with such issues.
The government says it has ring-fenced £1.4bn for children’s mental health.
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