Mental Health and Wellbeing

Dealing with World Conflict

These websites and resources will support teaching staff in dealing with the complex subject of conflict around the world:

These websites will provide support for English as an Additional Language in schools:

Classroom Resources

This range of resources provides support for lesson delivery, for example lesson plans.

  • Better Health, Every Mind Matters: Through the school zone the public health England team have provided a range of resources and lesson plans across several mental health and wellbeing topics, including building connections and transition to secondary school.
  • PSHE Association: There is a wealth of support for teachers including health and emotional wellbeing guidance, and lesson plans and PowerPoints for key stages 1-4.
  • SeeMe: Available through the 'What's on your mind' work there is a three-module pack for teachers of secondary school children to learn about mental health and develop the skills and confidence to tackle stigma and discrimination.
  • Now and Beyond: Time flexible lesson plans are available to download, free of charge for KS3 & 4 that focus on one of three themes: kindness, gratitude or resilience. Schools can also apply for grants if your school urgently requires mental health support for students in the wake of the pandemic.

Websites

This range of websites provide further advice for teaching staff on mental health and wellbeing:

Videos

This range of videos provide further advice for teachers on mental health and wellbeing.

  • Leicestershire Educational Psychology Service: A bitesize video lasting 12 minutes providing an introduction to emotion coaching. Emotion coaching is a way of interacting and connecting with others. It works on the premise that moments of heightened emotion provide opportunities to connect with and guide children and young people in their journeys to understanding more about themselves.

Guidance Documents

Staff Wellbeing Resources

These resources will help in supporting mental wellbeing for school staff.