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Good staff well-being is essential for cultivating a mentally healthy school, for retaining and motivating staff and for promoting pupil well-being and attainment.


Good staff wellbeing is essential for cultivating a mentally healthy school, for retaining and motivating staff and for promoting pupil wellbeing and attainment.

It is a crucial element of the Whole School Approach.


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   “June Tired”

It is not uncommon to hear teachers and other educators talk about being “June tired” — the way they typically feel in June after a full...Read more

   A FREE GUIDE – How to look after your mental health

It’s important to take care of yourself and get the most from life. Below is a link to a FREE guide put together by MentalHealth.org based around 10 practical ways to look after your mental health. Making simple changes to how you live doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take up loads of time...Read more

   Derby is the first City to have a Mental Health leader in every School

The Emotionally Healthy Schools programme, which was led by Redwood Primary School in Sinfin and funded by the Derby Opportunity Area, was launched to create a Mental Health Local Offer that brings all sources of support and information into one place for schools. Speaking about the pr...Read more

   Do you know about the 5 Ways to Wellbeing?

There are simple ways that we can all use to make a difference to the way we feel, think and react to life’s ups and downs. The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are tried and tested actions to improve both mental and physical wellbeing. It takes a bit of practice to build them into your life, but...Read more

   Emotional Health Training Newsletter

https://derbyandderbyshireemotionalhealthandwellbeing.uk/ Emotio...Read more

   Emotional Support

 Education Support @EdSupportUK Don't forget. Our free and confidential helpline is here for you and your colleagues throughout the summer. 08000 562 561. Call us. We’ll listen. ...Read more

   Evidence-informed solutions to improve student and staff mental health

NB: www.mentallywellschools.co.uk Follow the link for a wealth of resources. https://mentallywellschools.co.uk/free-resources/?nowprocket=1 ...Read more

   Exercise can be a great way to boost your wellbeing.

What can you do to get active over the summer? #SelfCare#MentalHealthAwareness ...Read more

   External Agency Support

Click below to check out our repository of useful links, contacts, and organisations that support different elements of Children's and Young People's Emotional and Mental Health. It's constantly growing so give it a go!...Read more

   Final Project Report

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   Free Seminar Series – Staff and Pupil Mental Health

The Bupa UK Foundation and the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools have launched a new seminar series for School Leaders, Senior Mental Health and Pastoral Leads which focuses on the mental wellbeing of staff, pupils and the wider community as schools re-open. Th...Read more

   Listen to this year’s #MentalHealthMinute

NB: www.giveusashout.org Over 500 radio stations across the UK united at 10:59am on Friday 14th May to play this year's #MentalHealthMinute in unison. This year’s Minute featured the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, David Beckham, Dame Shirley Bassey, Joanna Lumley, ...Read more

   Mental Health & Wellbeing resources

A whole host of great resources to support you individually and your colleagues on Education support's new revamped website. https://www.educationsupport.org.uk/resources/ ...Read more

   Mental Health in an Unequal World

3 days to go..... Follow the link for a free downloadable document with educational content, with the help of collaborators from all over the world. www.wmhd2021.com/index.php ...Read more

   Monthly Mindfulness

https://derbyandderbyshireemotionalhealthandwellbeing.uk/ For Derbyshire and Derby City Professionals working with Children and Young People and Council Employees: Friday 30 July 2021 – 14:00 -15:00...Read more

   Nutrition and Mood

NB: First Steps Delivered by Grace Taylor from First Steps Eating Disorders Nutrition and Mood is CPD accredited training that explores influential factors such as the principles of healthy eating and the importa...Read more

   School leaders wellbeing support

Education support are offering limited free spaces to services focused on improving your mental health and wellbeing. Please follow the link www.educationsupport.org.uk/helping-your-staff/school-leaders-wellbeing-service ...Read more

   Staff Wellbeing – A Whole School Approach

MentallyHealthySchools.org has a raft of resources, starting points, questions and ideas that can help schools develop and embed a Whole School Approach across the entire scope of the school - including governance and leadership, school culture and environment, creating a Wellbeing policy, and 1...Read more

   Support is available

All Derby City employees can use the below log in details to access a wide range of free support through an EAP (Employee Assistance Programme). Services available range from Online Counselling, news stories/case studies, help with money management and much more. ...Read more

   Taking Care of Teachers

NB: Education Support Get the tools you need to create a school culture that prioritises the mental health and wellbeing of teachers & all staff including: Staff wellbeing audit Mental health plan template Chec...Read more

   Teacher wellbeing

www.educationsupport.org.uk As you prepare for the Summer break watch this webinar to support your wellbeing during this period. ...Read more

   Teacher Wellbeing

There's still time for you to get your ticket for Education Support webinar tomorrow, hosted with @AcademyTrust! Hear from their panel of experts and find out how to prioritise mental health and wellbeing in schools. Get your free ticket now ...Read more

   Top 5 tips for avoiding back-to-school burnout

NB: www.educationsupport.org Victoria Hewett, teacher, education blogger and author of 'Making it as a a Teacher,' shares tips to help maintain your wellbeing in the new school year. ...Read more

   Top tips to look after your Mental Health throughout the School day.

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   Workplace Culture Change

NB: Mental Health First Aid England How often do you check in with your colleagues about their wellbeing? Our #MyWholeSelf MOT is a free guide that will help you check in on your own and others’ mental h...Read more

   World Mental Health Day 2021

Together we can make a difference #WMHD2021 ...Read more

   Your Mental Health

A range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health. There are podcasts, videos, inspiring stories and information about getting help if you're struggling. ...Read more