Mentally Healthy Schools – Guidance for School Governors

Mentally Healthy Schools has advice on a Governors’ role in understanding emotional wellbeing and mental health issues. This section has advice and guidance to school governors within a whole school approach. It also offers guidance on what to include in an induction programme for new Governors, including explaining terminology.

National Governance Association – Promoting Positive Mental Health

A guide to issues School Governors should consider in their roles. It includes questions to ask to ensure your school takes a whole school approach. These are developed by Dr Pooky Knightsmith, an expert on child mental health in schools.

The Key for School Governors

Offers advice to Governors on supporting and promoting mental health in schools. Check with your school to see if it is already registered. A fee applies to schools that are not registered.