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Mental health resources for schools

Mental health resources for schools

With almost 30 years of experience, we have developed and recommended mental health resources for schools to help your team support pupils’ mental health.

From assembly and class activity ideas to videos and tip sheets, our mental health resources for schools can make a real difference to the emotional wellbeing of pupils.


Place2Be resources

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Creative wellbeing activities

Our specialist Art Room team have created a series of art projects for primary aged children.

Browse Art Room resources

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Children’s Mental Health Week resources

Discover activities and tips to help children and families participate in our annual campaign.

Get Children's Mental Health Week resources

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Navigating exam season

Tip sheets full of practical advice, to help young people, schools and families manage exam stress.

Download exam season resources

Express Yourself

Activities and videos on the theme of creative expression, created for Children’s Mental Health Week 2021.

View Express Youself resources

Find Your Brave

Activities on the theme of bravery and resilience were created for Children’s Mental Health Week 2020.

Download Find Your Brave (PDF 347KB)

Healthy: Inside and Out

Resources exploring the links between physical and mental health, created for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019.

Download Healthy: Inside and Out (PDF 606KB)

Being Ourselves

Activities to explore what makes us special and unique, created for Children’s Mental Health Week 2018.

Download Being Ourselves (PDF 405KB)

Spread a little kindness

A range of short activities to explore kindness, created for Children’s Mental Health Week 2017.

Download Spread a little kindness (PDF 422KB)

Return to school

Assembly and class activity ideas focused on community recovery. Created in response to the pandemic.

Discover return to school activities

Partner resources

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Mentally Healthy Schools website

This website, launched by HRH The Princess of Wales, provides quality-assured resources for schools and colleges.

Visit Mentally Healthy Schools website

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In partnership with Place2Be, this free, 24/7 text service can support anyone who is struggling to cope. Text CONNECT to 85258.

Learn more about Shout

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This e-learning platform offers courses and information for professionals including school staff, from beginner to specialist level.

Visit MindEd website

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Nip in the Bud

Set up to encourage awareness about mental health disorders in young children through use of films.

Visit Nip in the Bud website

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Education Support Partnership

This charity provides information, resources and a free helpline to support the mental health of education professionals.

Visit Education Support Partnership website

Fink cards - conversations about mental health

Fink Cards

Written by Place2Be, this resource helps school staff start conversations about mental health with individual pupils or small groups.

Buy Fink Cards

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National Governance Association (NGA)

This charity aims to improve the educational standards and wellbeing of young people by increasing the effectiveness of governing boards.

Visit NGA website