Leading A Mentally Healthy School

Leading A Mentally Healthy School
One Day Train –The –Trainer Session for Teaching Schools

…enabling you as a teaching school alliance to deliver two modules of training over two days to school senior leadership teams within your locality. You will also establish your own school as a centre of excellence for being a mentally healthy school – covering all areas highlighted by the recent Green Paper – ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision’ (December2017).
"In order to help their pupils succeed; schools have a role to play in supporting them to be resilient and mentally healthy” (DFE, 2014)

Course aims:
Enabling you as a teaching school to deliver CPD to SLT from schools in your area, 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).

Who is it for?

Teaching school facilitators who will be delivering the two-day programme to SLT from schools across their teaching school alliance

What is covered? Train the trainer to deliver 2-day programme.

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.

Cost: Train the trainer:
This programme is funded by the SDSA and is supported by the Teaching School Council. It is totally free to teaching schools.

Teaching schools can then deliver the programme to schools in their area – suggested charge £90 per delegate. Each school should send 2 delegates (SLT and / or governors).


Friday 26th January 2018
Tuesday 30th January 2018
Thursday 1st February 2018
Monday 5th February 2018
Monday 12th February 2018
Friday 2nd March 2018
Tuesday 13th March 2018

All courses will be held at Ryders Hayes School, Gilpin Crescent, Pelsall, Walsall WS3 4HX

The course will start at 9.30am and finish at 3.30pm and lunch will be provided.

To book contact please complete the following form: Course Booking Form December 2017
Then, email to: Julie Tolley j.tolley@ryders-hayes.co.uk
More information please telephone: 01922 683008