A primary school has won recognition for its work supporting young children, who have to look after a parent or sibling. Cleve's Cross School in Ferryhill set up a group to make posters and speak in assembly, to help other pupils and teachers understand that carers need more help.
Angela Hilton, a teacher at the school, explained what teachers can do to help children who have extra pressures at home.
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