Wellbeing initiatives: your role and what they look like in practice

Promoting wellbeing is a crucial part of establishing an inclusive culture in your school. Get an idea of what wellbeing initiatives look like in practice and see how other boards monitored their impact.

Last reviewed on 4 April 2024
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Contents
  1. Help your school foster a wellbeing culture
  2. What's your role?
  3. Example: Charles Dickens Primary School
  4. Example: The PRIDE Academy
  5. Other examples of wellbeing initiatives

Help your school foster a wellbeing culture

Wellbeing initiatives will only have the desired impact if you have an underlying culture of looking after staff and pupil mental health and wellbeing.

How can our board develop a wellbeing culture?

1. Work with school leaders on what to ‘keep, improve, start and stop’ (KISS). This will help you think strategically about how to embed wellbeing in your school. Find out more about how to do this here.

2. Make wellbeing a regular agenda item. To develop your wellbeing culture it needs to be on your radar, and you must be willing to discuss staff and pupil wellbeing regularly at meetings. 

4. Consider

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