Several schools from across the country share their different ways and approaches to supporting pupil and staff mental health and wellbeing.
Teacher mental health
Ella Hughes, headteacher at Chapel Street Community Primary School in Manchester, shares how using peer support groups for school leaders has helped her to maintain positive wellbeing.
Anna Crawte, School Improvement Director for HEART Academies Trust, shares how her central support team has taken on a key role in helping their schools to reduce workload and support teacher wellbeing.
Laura Fordham is part of the senior leadership team at Bedford Academy, she shares how they are prioritising staff wellbeing and using the DfE Education staff wellbeing charter and its principles to support this work. After a challenging 18 months, …
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