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    Emma Spillane Attachment and Trauma training

    Emma Spillane: Creating a ‘ready to learn’ environment for pupils who have experienced trauma

    Emma Spillane works with schools to support them in creating a safe environment in which vulnerable children feel calm, grounded and ready to learn. In this interview, she details 3 specific areas of interest where schools can make adjustments that make a difference to the daily experiences of their most vulnerable children.

    Faye Whittle SEND Specialist

    The relationship between SEND, Mental Health and Exclusions in school

    Faye Whittle is a SEND specialist, an education consultant and an advisor on inclusion in schools. Find out more about her work, and how it dovetails with the work of the mental health lead in schools. Faye goes on to explore what can be done to reduce the disproportionate number of SEND pupils who are excluded from schools.


    A blueprint for primary school life after lockdown

    Head teacher Richard Ellis has a positive, considered approach to mental wellbeing in school, both for his staff and children. This interview is both practical and inspirational.


    Creating a mentally resilient school

    Anthony Beckett is a senior assistant headteacher and mental wellbeing and safeguarding lead. He has succeeded in building mental resilience across the whole school, for teachers as well as students. Find out how.


    Young carers – how to spot them and provide the right support

    This is an enlightening interview discussing the difficulties in spotting a hidden carer, who often goes unnoticed when dealing with the challenge of looking after a parent or sibling who has a mental health difficulty.


    Emotional Literacy – a pivotal catalyst for mental wellbeing in schools

    What is emotional literacy and how can it benefit your school? Anna Bateman provides a comprehensive guide for schools ahead of the new statutory requirements being introduced in September 2020.


    Mental Health Leads in School – Exploring the Role

    For Designated Mental Health Leads – Practical ways to embed mental health in schools


    Suneta Bagri: Every Teacher Matters

    Spotting the signs of teacher stress and burnout, and how to prevent overwhelm.


    How to support pupils who present with a mental health difficulty in school

    Dr Carl Harris explains the benefits of modelling a process that builds confidence for Mental Health Leads, Teachers and Pupils


    The OFSTED Framework and how it links to mental health in schools

    A step by step guide to the new OFSTED Framework and what it means for your school