School resources

We have developed resources to help schools understand, raise awareness of and support children and young people’s mental health. These are based on over 20 years of frontline experience.

Children's Mental Health Week resources

Cmhw 2019 WebPlace2Be launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health.

Each year we share free resources that teachers, school leaders and school staff in primary, secondary and all-through schools can use to start a conversation and get involved.

Download the resources from 2019 and previous years below, including assembly guides, slides, group activities, top tips and more.

Visit the Children's Mental Health Week website >>

Mentally Healthy Schools website


Resources Mhs Small (1)Created by Place2Be and our fellow Heads Together partners the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families and YoungMinds, the Mentally Healthy Schools website offers primary teachers, school leaders and school staff across the UK over 600 free, easy-to-use resources and practical information to help them support the mental health of their pupils.

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Fink Cards

Fink Cards

Conversations about Mental Health

‘Conversations about mental health’ provides teachers with a simple tool that encourages pupils to have discussions about mental health and emotional wellbeing. Written by Place2Be, they are perfect for individual and group work in schools. Each pack comes with Teachers Notes. 

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Splitting Up – A Child’s Guide to a Grown Up Problem

Splitting Up book

In this unique book, children of various ages from different backgrounds - with one shared experience - offer up their feelings on the grown up problem of splitting up. They give advice to separating parents on how best to support their child, and offer their support to other children in a similar situation.
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Other recommended resources:


MindEd is a free online e-learning resource providing practical knowledge that gives adults confidence to identify a mental health issue and act swiftly, meaning better outcomes for the child or young person involved.

"We exist to help people to positively manage their moods."

Our friends over at Moodscope offer a tool to help measure your mood as well as an excellent daily blog you can receive via email and highly recommended by us.

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