Leading A Mentally Healthy School

Brief Overview:

This is a two-session CPD programme for school SLT to lead their schools to become mentally healthy schools.

  • To enable and empower senior leaders to put mental health at the heart of strategic school improvement.
  • To equip senior leaders with practical and sustainable approaches that can be implemented on return to school.
  • To enable schools to plan for mental health provision strategically and meet the needs of the Green Paper ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision’ (December 2017).
  • Ensuring that schools can prove they are committed to tackling mental health problems and improving the emotional wellbeing of pupils in order to become outstanding (as recommended by Sarah Brennan – Young Minds).


Sarah Burgess – Hillmorton Primary School

Who is it suitable for:

Senior leadership team members who can lead whole school change.

What is the intended impact for you? What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc.

Module 1: Ethos, Culture and Strategic Leadership.

  • What is mental health?
  • Why have a whole school approach to mental health?
  • The importance of ethos and culture.
  • Strategic planning.

Module 2: Policies and Procedures for Impact.

  • Policies and leadership
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Procedure for Impact

All schools will leave the programme with a bespoke Mental Health and wellbeing policy and action plan written for their school.

Costs: £150 for both sessions

Session Date Time Venue
Session 1 Monday 19thNovember 2018 9:00-3:00pm Hillmorton Primary School
Session 2 Monday 11thFebruary 2019 9:00-3:00pm Hillmorton Primary School

For more information and to book a place on this course please contact:

Teaching School: Hillmorton Teaching School Alliance

Tel: 01788 544309

Email: mrsharrison@hillmortonprimaryschool.com

Disclaimer: The Gateway Alliance are keen to share information about programmes and events that we feel would be of interest to schools with whom we work. This programme is not being led by the Gateway Alliance and therefore we hold no responsibility for the programme content or facilitation.

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