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 how you can monitor their impact.

Last reviewed on 13 March 2023
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  1. Help your school foster a wellbeing culture
  2. What's your role?
  3. Example: Charles Dickens Primary School
  4. Example: Pride Academy
  5. Other example 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.

3. Include wellbeing as part of your vision and values, and your school improvement plan (SIP). This will allow wellbeing to dovetail with all aspects of your school’s provision - if everything links to your vision and SIP, wellbeing will naturally embed across all areas of your