To support the UK's Mental Health Awareness Week (15–21 May), we're sharing a range of resources for teachers, students, parents and carers to support mental health and wellbeing, in and out of the classroom.
For many of you, this will be your first exam series so we understand you may be feeling anxious. We hope you find our resources helpful.
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✏️ Anxiety lesson plan
Our free lesson plan is a great way to get students thinking about their positive and negative feelings and how to develop effective coping strategies to improve anxiety.
📝 Blog: emotionally-based school avoidance
Andy Caress, Mental Health Trainer at the Charlie Waller Trust, offers some insights on emotionally-based school avoidance, and implementing a whole-school approach to mental health and wellbeing.
📝 Blog: How schools can support post-16 students’ mental wellbeing
Our colleagues from Cambridge CEM have published a blog highlighting the benefits of their latest post-16 wellbeing lesson plan, which accompanies their Cambridge Wellbeing Check.
📝 Blog: Anxiety through the ages
How has history treated anxiety? History teacher Jess Ripper gives a brief history of anxiety through the ages.
📝Blog: Successful revision strategies
In her blog, Lucinda Powell – former psychology teacher turned podcaster and trainer – suggests five areas that can boost the effectiveness of your revision.
🎥 Video: managing stress