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Resources for emotional wellbeing

1. Buckinghamshire Wellbeing Resources

Bucks Wellbeing Resources is a local directory of organisations which support wellbeing in school communities based on the principles of social scaffolding, as shared in the DfE Wellbeing for Education training offered to all Buckinghamshire schools.

2. Emotional wellbeing E-Learning

Extensive Emotional wellbeing e-learning is available to all professionals that work with children and young people aged 0-19 years.

3. Young Minds Tools and Toolkits

The Young Minds tools and toolkits are specifically designed to help professionals improve children and young people's mental health.

Young Minds Tools and Toolkits

4. Schools in Mind

Schools in Mind is a free network for education professionals which shares practical, academic and clinical expertise about mental health and wellbeing in schools and FE colleges.

Schools in Mind

5. 5 Steps to Mental Health and Wellbeing

A 5-Steps evidence-based framework developed by mental health experts and teachers, for teachers to create a school or college-wide approach to mental health and wellbeing

5 Steps to Mental Health and Wellbeing

6. Suicide Prevention and Postvention Guide for Bucks

This guide has been developed to assist schools and colleges in Buckinghamshire to reduce deaths by suicide and respond effectively to any death by suicide within the school or college community. This local guide has been developed based on the framework of the Papyrus Guide and includes Buckinghamshire local information and support agencies available to support schools and colleges in preparing for and responding to a student death by suicide.

Download the guide here

7. Know Before You Go

This an e-resource that is intended for Year 12-13 students, and the educators who support them, as they transition from school/college to university. This is a life-skills resource that helps to anticipate, identify and navigate situations encountered when entering higher education. It contains information on many topics including paying bills, study skills, housemate issues, and identity questions. Also embedded throughout the resource, is how to maintain good mental health and seek help as needed. The guide can be accessed via

Download the guide here

8. Transition to Higher Education

The following resources have been prepared by Buckinghamshire Mind for the transition to Higher Education

Student Resources

Parent/Carer Resources

School Staff Resources

9. School Zone

Explore flexible teaching resources from Change4Life for primary school classes and be inspired by the mental wellbeing resources for Year 6 and secondary schools.

School Zone

10. Rise Above

Rise Above is a website created by young people for young people. It is a free resource that aims to build emotional resilience in individuals aged 11 to 16 and equips them with skills and knowledge required for making informed decisions. It also encourages conversations about key health and wellbeing issues affecting teens and young people.

Rise Above

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