Information and resources for educational settings

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Information and resources for educational settings 2019-10-02T11:12:34+01:00

This page contains information specific to schools. For more information please look at the other pages in the professionals’ section.

‘We’re Only Human’ is a video for teachers. Young people in Plymouth share their thoughts and stories about mental health. Commissioned by Plymouth Council and produced by young people as part of their ongoing engagement in an emotional health and wellbeing project. Young people have given their permission for the video to be shared as appropriate.

South Gloucestershire Resources

The following two resources are available on request from South Gloucestershire Council Public Health:

  • A list of school mental health leads
  • A directory of school mental health programmes and interventions

Pease email mentalhealth@southglos.gov.uk

Educational Psychology: supports early years’ settings, schools and colleges to meet the needs of children and young people with a wide range of special educational needs and social, emotional and mental health needs – educational.psychology@southglos.gov.uk

Health in Schools Programme – local award scheme for health promotion www.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/staying-healthy/getting-the-best-start-in-life/health-in-schools-programme/ Download a Health in Schools flyer

Inclusion support (Integra): specialist advice, professional development and practical solutions to support schools with the teaching of pupils with SEND (£ cost involved)  – www.integra.co.uk/services/pupil-support-services/inclusion-support/

Primary school resilience workshops (availability limited) – mentalhealth@southglos.gov.uk

Secondary school resilience workshopsresiliencelab@otrbristol.org.uk

South Gloucestershire school mental health networkJulie.Jones@pathwayslearningcentre.org

Interchange a free, personal and confidential counselling service available to everyone employed by South Gloucestershire Council. Phone: 0117 983 1465 website:http://intranet/content/CEandCR/Sections/MyHR/Sickness/StaffCousellingLeaflet.pdf

Mental Wellbeing Award: This scheme aims to encourage and support schools to develop a whole school approach to improving the mental health and emotional wellbeing of students, staff, parents and carers. It addresses schools’ ethos and environment, mental health support provided to students, teaching and learning around wellbeing, staff development and support to parents and carers.

National Resources

Toolkit for improving staff wellbeing: https://www.annafreud.org/schoolstaffwellbeing/

BBC Bitesize Smart Revision Advicewww.bbc.co.uk/education/highlights/curations/zpbdxfr

Jigsaw PSHE: the mindful approach to PSHE, a comprehensive scheme of learning for Foundation Stage to Year 6 -(£ cost involved) www.jigsawpshe.com

Measurement and monitoring toolkit: www.annafreud.org/media/4560/mwb-toolkit.pdf

Media Smart: the advertising literacy programme for 7 to 16 year olds. Creates educational materials for schools and youth organisations, teachers and guardians to help young people think critically about the advertising they come across in their daily lives – https://mediasmart.uk.com/

Mentally Healthy Schools brings together quality-assured information, advice and resources to help primary schools understand and promote children’s mental health and wellbeing. Aims to increase staff awareness, knowledge and confidence to help  support pupils. www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/

PSHE Association mental health teaching resourceswww.pshe-association.org.uk

PSHE Association, Body imagewww.pshe-association.org.uk/curriculum-and-resources/resources/key-standards-teaching-about-body-image

PSHE Association, Character educationwww.pshe-association.org.uk/curriculum-and-resources/resources/pshe-education-character-curriculum-planning

Dove body image resources: https://www.dove.com/uk/dove-self-esteem-project/school-workshops-on-body-image-confident-me.html

Public Health England: Rise Abovecampaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools

[Archived] Social and emotional aspects of learning (SEAL) – http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110413181810/https://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/node/87009?uc%20=%20force_uj

Schools in Mind Network: www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/schools-in-mind/

Talking mental health: animation and teacher toolkitwww.annafreud.org/what-we-do/schools-in-mind/youre-never-too-young-to-talk-mental-health/talking-mental-health-animation-teacher-toolkit/

Time to Changewww.time-to-change.org.uk/get-involved/resources-youth-professionals and https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/get-involved/get-involved-schools/make-time-resources

Training and PSHE networks: via mentalhealth@southglos.gov.uk

Samaritans DEAL resourceswww.samaritans.org/education/deal

YoungMinds The Resilient Classroomyoungminds.org.uk/media/1463/the_resilient_classroom-2016.pdf

Bristol Healthy Schools, list of guidance and resources: https://www.bristol.gov.uk/en_US/web/bristol-healthy-schools/topics/personal-social-health-education-pshe

Evidence-based interventions guidebook, including FRIENDS, Nurture Groups, and the Penn Resilience Programme UK: guidebook.eif.org.uk/

Child Bereavement UK – information for schools: https://childbereavementuk.org/for-schools/