Back to School Guide: Supporting student wellbeing

Written by: Pete Henshaw | Published:

In this 12-page Back to School guide, we consider how the lockdown will have affected young people’s wellbeing and mental health, what challenges we expect to see as more pupils return, and how schools must respond...

This free 12-page download features a range of contributions from experts in mental health, wellbeing, safeguarding, SEND and other relevant areas – all offering practical advice and ideas for how we can support students returning to school post-lockdown.

Articles include:

  • Spotting the signs: 10 mental health challenges to look-out for
  • Safeguarding: Domestic violence incidents
  • Safeguarding: What signs to look-out for
  • Planning for September: What will school ‘feel like’?
  • SEN students and masking behaviours
  • A case study: Prioritising relationships with pupils – and families
  • The psychological impact on older students
  • Trauma-informed schools: Opportunities to talk
  • Behaviour: Preparing our responses

There are four guides in this Back to School series published by Headteacher Update and our sister magazine SecEd.

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