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July 2021

School in Mind : Free sexual harassment & violence resources for schools

New resources have uploaded onto the Mentally Healthy Schools webpages, the resources cover sexual harassment and gender-based violence in schools, as well as topics like coercive control and promoting gender equality in our schools.

To access: Resource library : Mentally Healthy Schools


Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command and aims to keep children and young people safe by providing education about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

With a dedicated website specifically for parents and carers which provides a range of advice and information on how to keep their children safe online including short animations, guides and activities.

To access:


June 2021

Moving Up – the transition to secondary school (Anna Freud Centre)

The animation and accompanying teacher toolkit is aimed at supporting pupils who have recently started Year 7 or who will be preparing to transition to secondary school later in the year (Years 6 and 7). They were developed in collaboration with young people, teachers and mental health experts. The animation aims to support pupils to:

  • Identify potential worries associated with starting secondary school
  • Know they're not alone if they are feeling worried
  • Talk to a trusted adult or friend if they have any concerns
  • Identify solutions and strategies for looking after their mental health, including self-care

To access: Mental health animation toolkit for teachers and schools


May 2021

Childline: Calm Zone

The webpages have lots of ideas to young people chill out, de-stress and embrace the calm, including:

  • Activities & Tools
  • Breathing exercises
  • Expressing yourself

To access:


April 2021

Mental Health & Self-Care for Young People (PHE)

The Every Mind Matters website has create a range of self-care videos for young people to support them in looking after their mental health, topics covered include Dealing with Change, Self-care and social


To view:




March 2021


Talking Mental Health - Ann Freud Centre

The short animation has been designed to help begin conversations about mental health in the classroom and beyond. The animation and accompanying resources have been created by a team of animators, children, teachers and clinicians, and is being taught to year 5 and 6 children around the UK.

To access:


Parents & Carers: You're never too young to talk mental health leaflet provides tips for talking for parents and carers

To access: Parent Leaflet


New School Zone resources for schools

PHE have developed new curriculum-linked teaching resources:

  • Two new bite-sized curriculum-linked activities to support young people to deal with worry and unhelpful thoughts
  • New resources help young people to build and maintain good connections, at a time when they need it most
  • A Mind Tool for teachers to look after their own wellbeing

 To access: School Zone resources




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