Toolkits of resources for primary and secondary/FE settings, full of World Mental Health Day activities for whole classes, small groups or individual pupils. https://mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/resources/world-mental-health-day-2022-toolkit/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wmhd
NB: https://uktraumacouncil.org/ https://uktraumacouncil.link/documents/ChildhoodTraumathBrainSocialWorldv1.0.pdf
Delivered by Dave Whitaker Free to attend for Derby City Schools. Thursday 30th June 2022 Pride Park Stadium Use the link to book your place; https://emotionallyhealthyschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/The-Kindness-Principle-Conference-For-Derby-City-Schools-1.pdf
https://www.ncb.org.uk/buildbackchildhood A really interesting read: Before the pandemic, a child’s health, wellbeing and life chances were powerfully shaped by the circumstances of their birth. The pandemic has painfully exposed these inequalities, with disadvantaged children falling even further behind their peers in education, and those who were already vulnerable being put at even greater risk.Image The […]
The Big Book of Blobs, written by Pip Wilson and Ian Long, is a useful (and highly photocopiable(!)) tool for helping Primary and Secondary school children to explore their feelings. Blob characters are depicted in many different situations which can be used as a springboard for meaningful discussion on a range of issues and topics. […]
The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS) is a 47-item, youth self-report questionnaire with subscales including: separation anxiety disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and low mood (major depressive disorder). It also yields a Total Anxiety Scale (sum of the 5 anxiety subscales) and a Total Internalizing Scale (sum […]
Mr. R Meehan, Assistant Head at the City of Derby Academy (CODA), talked to the Emotionally Health Schools team about the implementation, benefits and practicalities of using the PASS survey at the School for the first time. CODA has over the last academic year implemented the PASS survey as a part of a larger suite […]
Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS) is an all-age attitudinal survey that provides a measurement of a pupil’s attitudes towards themselves as learners and their attitudes towards school, suitable for pupils aged 4 to 18+. Available here.
What is the SDQ? The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire designed for 3-16 year olds. It exists in several versions to meet the needs of researchers, clinicians and educationalists. Available here.
This tool has been developed by a team based at the Research Centre for Experiential Education (Leuven University – Belgium) under the supervision of Dr. Ferre Laevers. The tool focuses on two central indicators when planning any educational setting: ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘Involvement’. Wellbeing refers to feeling at ease, being spontaneous and free of emotional tensions […]