Building a positive culture that supports pupils’ mental health and wellbeing is not something which can be done overnight. It will take time to implement the suggestions we’ve made in this article.
You also don’t have to use everything here. Pick and choose the tips and strategies you feel will best help your setting, or start from the beginning and gradually work your way down this list.
Start at the top
Your whole-school approach to mental health needs to be firmly embedded in the leadership and governance of your school. To help achieve this, you could aim to have any or all of:
The DfE particularly encourages schools and