Promote positive social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and wellness for pupils and staff in your school. 

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£1050+VAT

The school-led approach

  • The independent approach to achieve the award.
  • The award coordinator undertakes a self-evaluation and creates the school’s action plan against the award framework.
  • A dedicated school-led coach is on hand to provide support and guidance when needed, via telephone and email.
  • A verifier visits the school for a full day to assess evidence and determine if the school has met the criteria to achieve the award.

About the Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS)

Developed in partnership with NCB, this whole-school award focuses on ensuring effective practice and provision is in place that promotes the emotional wellbeing and mental health of both staff and pupils.

The award has a focus on changing the long-term culture of a school, and embedding an ethos where mental health is regarded as the responsibility of all.

To achieve this award schools will be expected to demonstrate how they:

  • Show their commitment to promoting mental health as part of school life
  • Improve the emotional wellbeing of their staff and pupils
  • Ensure mental health problems are identified early and appropriate support provided
  • Offer provision and interventions that matches the needs of its pupils and staff
  • Engage the whole school community in the importance of mental health awareness
  • Capture the views of parents, pupils and teachers on mental health issues

Available via paper or online routes.

£3150+VAT

The adviser-led approach

  • The supported approach to achieve the award.
  • A dedicated adviser visits the school to conduct a full-day audit of the school’s provision and creates an action plan in discussion with the working group.
  • The school’s adviser provides ongoing telephone and email support.
  • An interim visit is conducted by the school’s adviser, who assesses the evidence collected and writes an interim report advising what remains to be done before verification.
  • A verifier visits the school for a half day to assess evidence and determine if the school has met the criteria to achieve the award.

About the Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS)

Developed in partnership with NCB, this whole-school award focuses on ensuring effective practice and provision is in place that promotes the emotional wellbeing and mental health of both staff and pupils.

The award has a focus on changing the long-term culture of a school, and embedding an ethos where mental health is regarded as the responsibility of all.

To achieve this award schools will be expected to demonstrate how they:

  • Show their commitment to promoting mental health as part of school life
  • Improve the emotional wellbeing of their staff and pupils
  • Ensure mental health problems are identified early and appropriate support provided
  • Offer provision and interventions that matches the needs of its pupils and staff
  • Engage the wholeschool community in the importance of mental health awareness
  • Capture the views of parents, pupils and teachers on mental health issues

Available via paper or online routes.