Governors

Mentally Healthy Schools – Information for Governors

Mentally Healthy Schools has advice on a Governors’ role in understanding emotional wellbeing and mental health issues. This section has advice and guidance to school governors within a whole school approach. It also offers guidance on what to include in an induction programme for new Governors, including explaining terminology.

National Governance Association – Promoting Positive Mental Health

A guide to issues School Governors should consider in their roles. It includes questions to ask to ensure your school takes a whole school approach. These are developed by Dr Pooky Knightsmith, an expert on child mental health in schools.

Presentation for Governors – Newham Head Start

A sample presentation  you can adapt and use locally. It was developed in Newham’s Head Start Programme. It explains the role that School Governors can play in promoting good mental health and wellbeing.

The Key for School Governors

Offers advice to Governors on supporting and promoting mental health in schools. Check with your school to see if it is already registered. A fee applies to schools that are not registered.

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