Leading a Mentally Healthy School

These training modules are funded by Health Education England (HEE) and created by the School Development Support Agency (SDSA) in partnership with an expert group of educational psychologists, education consultants and mental health organisations.

The course is aimed specifically at senior leaders and focuses on reflection of current provision and strategic planning to help develop a mentally healthy school.

Programme aims

  • 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

Module content

This course is about leadership of a mentally healthy school.

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

Date: 5 and 21 November 2019

Location: Tuxford Academy

Duration: 2 days

Costs: £150/three units

Delivered by: TVTSA

Trent Valley Teaching School Alliance