Resources and materials for teachers and school staff to build their skills and make mental health and wellbeing a core, rewarding part of their job.
Addressing Childhood Adversity Poster
This handy poster explains what adversity is, what kinds of experiences are adverse, how they impact the lives of young people and what we can do about it.
A Letter About How I'm Feeling
This simple worksheet may help your pupils to express their feelings and understand what may have triggered them
Addressing Childhood Adversity Slides
These useful slides explain what adversity is and what schools can do to support and protect young people facing trauma and adversity
When Emotions Explode Poster
You may have children in your class who have angry outbursts. This resource is for you to give to parents who may be dealing with a child who has angry feelings.
Balancing Act Activity for Staff and Pupils
When considering mental health, it can be useful to think of the elements that play a role in affecting it. This activity helps you identify times, people and conditions that help you cope when things get tough.
Have a go at playing our wellbeing bingo with your pupils or colleagues and see if anyone has done the same little acts of self-care in the last week as you.
What To Look Out For In Your Pupils
You may not be able to change the issues in a child's life, but acknowledging why they might be feeling a certain way and finding ways to show you care is a good start for children who are struggling.
Finding Your Balance Activity
This simple exercise is for children of any age and is particularly useful at the beginning of the day. It allows children time to breathe, relax, wobble and giggle!