Supporting Pupil Mental Health

Have you identified a Designated Senior Lead for Mental Health?

 Do they have the knowledge and skills to carry out the role?

Are you looking for practical ways to create sustainable mental health training in your school? 


Programme created by experienced  lead teachers for teachers.

Tried and tested materials judged by school practitioners as outstanding.

Clinically quality assured by Manchester CAMHS.


This programme builds on our successful pilot programme funded by Health Education England and has been clinically quality assured by Manchester CAMHS.  It was developed and is delivered by expert school-based practitioners from mainstream and specialist provision throughout the 5-19 age range; successfully combining theory, practical support and resources to enable you to train and support staff in your own setting.


This programme will explore how:

  • mental health needs can manifest in a classroom environment and how these may change over time
  • pupils with neurodevelopmental difficulties such as ASC, may express their mental health needs
  • specific support and interventions can be evaluated and accessed
  • to action plan towards a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing and building capacity within your school team

Testimonials from Cohort 1 & 2

“Brilliantly presented and delivered.  Good level of challenge and questioning.”                                 Primary School SENDCo

“Lots of useful information and handouts… will use this in school with students and working with staff to support students.”  High School SENDCo

“Totally appropriate for our needs.” High School SENDCo

“Excellent scope across the educational phases!”  Primary School SENDCo


Summer 2018 Programme

Date:  Tuesday 12th June 2018 (full day; lunch will be provided) and Tuesday 26th June 2018 (1pm-4pm)

Audience: this course is suitable for SENDCOs, Senior Leaders with responsibility for mental health, link governors for mental health.

Venue:      Bowker Vale Primary School, Middleton Road, Higher Crumpsall

Cost:    £320 per person (to be invoiced by Bowker Vale)

Presenters:  This course will be led by Kate Allely and colleagues

To book, contact Rachel Eppy on 0161 226 1773 or book online here.