Mental health lead resource hub

For a whole-school or college approach

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This resource hub has been created in partnership with and funded by the Department for Education, with new resources added regularly. Find out more about how the suitability of resources is assessed.


Signposted resources are not funded or endorsed by the Department for Education, unless otherwise stated.


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Eight whole-school or college approach principles

  • 1 Leadership and management
  • 2 School ethos and environment
  • 3 Curriculum, teaching and learning
  • 4 Student voice
  • 5 Staff development, health and wellbeing
  • 6 Identifying need and monitoring impact
  • 7 Working with parents/carers
  • 8 Targeted support

Learn more about the eight whole-school or college approach principles.

With Thanks To

We welcome this resource hub which will help schools and colleges to support mental wellbeing across their settings.


These are welcome resources for leads in FE to enhance approaches to and delivery of mental health support services.

Association of Colleges

We are proud to have supported developing this library to support in whole education approaches to mental wellbeing.

The Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC)

Place2Be is proud to have been involved in the creation of this resource that will support children and young people.


These resources are more vital than ever in helping address the growing concern for young people’s mental health.

Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)

If you are a classroom teacher or support staff member, visit our resource hub for staff.

5 Staff development, health and wellbeing

Mental health training competency framework

A framework to help measure staff knowledge of mental health and identify training needs.
5 Staff development, health and wellbeing

Implementing the whole school approach: audit tool and action plan

An auditing tool for education settings to assess their progress towards developing a whole school or college approach.
7 Working with parents/carers

Supporting bereavement situations for children

A free e-learning course to help education staff support students experiencing bereavement.
1 Leadership and management

Building collegiate relationships in schools

A guide on how to build and maintain effective communication in a school or college community.
5 Staff development, health and wellbeing

Looking after our sleep

This webinar discusses the impact that sleep can have on mental health and wellbeing.
5 Staff development, health and wellbeing

Dealing with illness: a guide for teachers and education staff

A guide offering advice for staff dealing with ill health.

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