Improving learner outcomes

Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools
Supported learning for teaching professionals
Flexible self-paced learning
CPD certified for 20 hours of learning
Prices from £90
Funded places available*

*To find out if you could be eligible for a funded course place, view the criteria here

Funded places now available!
Apply by 31 July 2019

About Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools

It’s now estimated that three children in every classroom have a diagnosable mental health issue.

Our Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools course has been designed to provide school staff with the practical tools and strategies they need to help improve the outcomes for children who need mental health support.

Enrol on our Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools course today and receive a 20% discount. Simply enter course code: MHA20*

*20% discount until 31 July 2019

Providing SEND CPD since 2008

I have really enjoyed this course. I have found it very informative and the tutor was extremely helpful. It has really opened my eyes and mind and It has made such a difference regarding my role as an educator.

Who is the course for?

Our Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools course is perfect for those who work with children in schools, such as teachers, teaching assistants, SENCO’s and school leaders. The target age range is compulsory education (4-18 years) but the course may also be useful in early years settings. Our course will also be of benefit to parents of children looking for support and more information on mental health and wellbeing.

Over 136,000 participants worldwide

Why join the course?

Mental health disorders can affect classroom learning and social interactions, both of which are critical to the success of students. This new course looks at the potential impact that mental health problems can have on pupil outcomes and shows you how to create mentally healthy schools where pupils can thrive.

Pre and post-course evaluations from our course participants demonstrate significantly increased confidence in the ability to implement effective strategies to support pupils.

Confidence in overall abilities to meet the needs of pupils

  • Not confident
  • Somewhat confident
  • Fairly confident
  • Very confident


Pre course
  • 17.3%
  • 37.2%
  • 35.2%
  • 10.3%


Post course
  • 3.8%
  • 43.7%
  • 52.3%

As of May 2019

See what people say about our courses...

Designed for professionals

This way of training has created a relaxed and stress-free way of learning, making it easy to learn new skills and further my knowledge.

Course content

  • explore the concepts of wellbeing and mental health and the main influences on these, and the impact on pupil outcomes. Learn about the main types of mental health disorder and their incidence, the relationship between mental health and disablility.
  • consider the possible uses of wellbeing surveys and questionnaires in schools, and guidelines for administering them and evaluating the results.
  • understand the main elements of a supportive school ethos, including staff wellbeing, and implement approaches to support wellbeing and mental health in your school, both whole school and specific, and know when and where to seek further support.

Created by experts

What you will learn

On successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • identify the main types of mental health disorder and their potential impact on pupil outcomes
  • understand the main influences on wellbeing and mental health
  • learn about the place of social and emotional learning in the curriculum
  • be aware of a range of specific approaches that schools can adopt to support pupil wellbeing and mental health
  • know when to seek further information and support from a variety of sources
  • understanding the impact of disability on mental health
  • take into account the significance of staff mental health and wellbeing
  • develop a conceptual framework for supporting mental health in schools
  • be aware of specific approaches and tools that schools can adopt to support and monitor pupil wellbeing
  • create and employ your own ‘whole school approach’ action plan
  • create mentally healthy schools where pupils and teachers can thrive
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