Last reviewed on 10 July 2023
School types: All · School phases: All
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Download and adapt our model policy to save yourself time and follow best practice. See examples of pupil wellbeing policies from primary, secondary and special schools.

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Our model is:

  • Designed for you to adapt to suit your school's context
  • In line with relevant requirements and good practice
  • Approved by Forbes Solicitors

Primary school examples

St Philip's Church of England Primary Academy, in Bradford, has a mental health and wellbeing policy that includes information about:

  • How mental health is taught
  • Individual care plans
  • Targeted support

Tudor Grange Primary Academy, St James, in Solihull, has a mental health policy which covers:

  • Teaching about mental health
  • Suicide prevention
  • How the school manages disclosures and confidentiality around mental health issues

Secondary school examples

St Damian’s Roman Catholic (RC) Science College, in Lancashire, has a social, emotional and mental health policy, which looks in detail at the types of mental health problems that pupils may face, including: 

  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Loss and bereavement

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