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What's New

NEWS: The AcSEED Newsletter

14th December 2020

AcSEED Newsletter for December 2020

NEWS: On-line Wellbeing Support

11th December 2020

Kooth: An on-line Mental Health Support Platform

NEWS: Mental Health in Schools Conference

11th November 2020

Report from the Westminster Insight conference on Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools

NEWS: Fairfield Road Accreditation

20th October 2020

Fairfield Road Primary School receive AcSEED Award

NEWS: Newport Girls' get AcSEED Award

31st August 2020

Congratulations to Newport Girls' High School in Shropshire ...

NEWS: First AcSEED Wellbeing Centre

25th June 2019

Trinity School and College opens the first AcSEED Wellbeing Centre

Improving Emotional Wellbeing Services in Your School

Best-practice ideas:

Counsellor and Student
  • Books on mental health in library
  • Employment of a counsellor
  • Peer support network
  • Leaflets advertising support agencies & helplines
  • Mental health awareness lessons
  • Visits from individuals with first hand experience of mental illness
  • Worry board/ box
  • Drop-ins
  • Quiet areas
  • Awareness raising lessons for parents/ carers

You should also consider :

  • Establishing contact with the local CAMHS / mental health charities
  • Developing school policies that support emotional wellbeing
  • Incorporating emotional wellbeing into the school development plan
  • Awareness for the school Governors and Senior Management Team
  • Training teachers to support emotionally vulnerable students
  • Listening to students to understand the type of support they need
  • Engaging parents/ carers and the community in developing support services