Schools have a huge opportunity to make an impact on the emotional growth and resilience of pupils that they work with.

Taking a whole school approach to resilience and wellbeing involves considering all interactions with pupils, both formal and informal, as well as considering the wellbeing of families, staff and the wider community.

HeadStart Kent have taken the eight principles of the Public Health England’s ‘Promoting Children and Young People’s Emotional Heath and Wellbeing – a Whole School and College Approach‘ and created a free School Resilience Toolkit for all schools to use to create a comprehensive plan of activity that will not only benefit the students but the staff, families and wider community too.

Schools can access a variety of resources and grant opportunities for pupils and free training for staff.