Developed in partnership with the National Children’s Bureau (NCB)

Wellbeing Award for Schools

Promote emotional wellbeing and mental health across your school

Make your school a place of emotional wellbeing and support by improving mental health provision for all pupils and staff.


Introducing the Wellbeing Award for Schools

This award focuses on changing the long-term culture of the whole school. Using an evidence-based framework to drive change, it will help you deliver staff and pupil wellbeing, review your staff training, and revise your policies. This award will ensure that mental health and wellbeing sit at the heart of your school life.

What’s in the Wellbeing Award for Schools framework?

Staff wellbeing
Actively promote emotional wellbeing and mental health for your staff.
Positive culture
Ensure that emotional wellbeing and mental health is regarded as the responsibility of all.
Training for staff
Offer high-quality, ongoing professional development so your staff feel confident responding to pupils’ needs.
Stakeholder participation
Work with the whole-school community to support emotional wellbeing and mental health.
Vision and strategy
Commit to a clear strategy that promotes and protects emotional wellbeing and mental health.
Supportive networks
Ensure systems and external partnerships are in place to support different types of emotional and mental health needs.

Our range of awards

Excellence in Pupil Development Award
Develop pupil skills that last a lifetime
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Leading Parent Partnership Award
Develop positive relationships with parents
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SEND Inclusion Award
Improve outcomes for pupils with SEND
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Best Practice with Teaching Assistants Award
Maximise the impact of teaching assistants across your school
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