1 Leading Change

  • Prepare for change

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  • Ensure there is a robust mental health and wellbeing policy

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  • Demonstrate commitment in your development or improvement plan

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  • Signpost information for governors, staff, pupils, parents and carers

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2 Working Together

  • Establish a Mental Health Action Group

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  • Improve working and collaboration with mental health services

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  • Include pupils, staff, parents and carers in decision making

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  • Engage with all parents and carers

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3 Understanding Need

  • Identify pupils at risk

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  • Measure pupil wellbeing

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  • Develop and measure interventions

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4 Promoting Wellbeing

  • Integrate mental health and wellbeing across curriculum and culture

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  • Establish a Peer Support Programme in your school or college

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  • Create a safe environment for pupils and staff

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5 Supporting Staff

  • Conduct a confidential annual staff wellbeing survey

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  • Provide training for staff with responsibilities for mental health and wellbeing

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  • Promote staff mental health and wellbeing

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  • Ensure support structures are clearly identified and signposted

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