We specialise in the promotion of wellbeing and resilience in pupils, staff and whole school communities.
Our range of specialist support provides effective early intervention and prevention of mental health problems in children and young people. We partner with schools across the UK to increase local capacity to meet the wellbeing needs of children and young people.
Our accessible menu of support empowers schools to develop and deliver their wellbeing provision for pupils, staff and the whole school community. We support schools to embed mental health and wellbeing in a way that fits their unique needs and priorities.
Our highly trained and experienced consultants form collaborative relationships with our partner schools, supporting them to strategically apply evidence-based approaches that promote wellbeing and prevent mental health problems
We specialise in Positive Education. Our approach is positive, proactive, accessible and non-clinical. Our support increases schools’ capacity and capability to build on existing areas of good practice.
Our approach has been developed in line with best practice guidelines from the Department for Education and Department of Health, and is underpinned by an evidence base that combines positive psychology, organisational psychology, and coaching psychology.
For over a decade we have supported 100s of schools across the UK develop wellbeing, provide targeted support for pupils and students to help prevent mental health problems developing.
We provide a range of evidence based early prevention interventions for schools and colleges.
Our fun and engaging resilience and wellbeing workshops give children and young people the opportunity to explore a variety of resources for supporting resilience and developing wellbeing.find out more
Our resilience and wellbeing coaching sessions for young people integrate positive psychology with developmental coaching psychology to provide robust evidence base proven to help prevent the development of mental health problems.find out more
Our Wellbeing Ambassadors Programme enables you to establish and support an empowered team of young people that will be the leaders of wellbeing initiatives that provide early mental health support for their peers.find out more
We increase school staff’s capacity to support whole school mental health and wellbeing.
Our DfE assured online training programme supports senior mental health leads develop, a sustainable whole school approach positive mental health and wellbeing.find out more
Our online training for school staff teams. Increases their capacity to support student or pupil mental health and wellbeing through an strategic approach to positive education.find out more
Staff wellbeing is integral to supporting pupil mental health and wellbeing. Our staff wellbeing coaching programme helps teachers and staff reduce stress and improve strategies for wellbeing.find out more
Our coaching sessions, strategy workshops and school culture evaluations support school leaders to embed sustainable cultures of mental health, wellbeing and resilience, and to evaluate their effectiveness.
We specialise in training whole staff teams and specialist practitioners in a range of strategies and resources that increase capacity to support pupil mental health. Our staff development enables schools to embed wellbeing into the classroom, curriculum and ethos.
Our staff wellbeing workshops and coaching sessions support the development of staff wellbeing and resilience. We also empower school staff to champion and lead their own effective and sustainable, staff wellbeing initiatives.
Our workshops for pupils and teaching resources explicitly teach skills for mental wellbeing. We also support schools to develop their own taught mental wellbeing lessons.
Our training enables schools to develop and provide targeted early prevention programmes for pupils at risk of developing mental health problems. We also provide training and resources that enable pupils to lead wellbeing support for peers in their school.
We support schools to work with parents and carers to improve the wellbeing and resilience of pupils. Our practical workshops provide parents with strategies that they can use at home to support the approaches to mental health, wellbeing and resilience being learned at school.
Our whole school system for positive mental health offers a step-by-step process, enabling you to audit, plan and take action in developing your whole school approach.
Developed from Positive Psychology, organisational psychology, and practical experience of working with schools for 12 years. Our system framework helps schools and colleges figure out their unique starting point for developing whole school wellbeing that supports all pupils, staff and the school community.
Positive education is the science of wellbeing applied in educational settings.
Worth-it are a leading provider of Positive Education in the UK. We base all our programmes on the SEARCH Pathways to Wellbeing (Waters and Loton 2019). SEARCH provides a proven and evidence-based framework that supports schools to plan implement, develop and embed sustainable approached to developing whole school wellbeing.
Coaching Psychology is the evidence-based approach to using coaching to improve wellbeing, performance, and success. Coaching has been proven to be the most effective leadership and development tool within the education sector.
We use coaching to support schools develop and implement our wellbeing frameworks in the best way for them and their school. Coaching is important to us as we are not prescriptive in our approach. We believe in empowering schools to take the theories, tools, techniques and approaches to developing wellbeing and make them their own. This has been demonstrated to be the most effective way of working for creating a sustained and embedded change to school wellbeing.
Sue Webster, Pastoral Manager, Ibstock Community College
Annemarie Williams, CEO and Executive Principal, Odyssey Educational Trust
Dame Alice Owen’s school in Hertfordshire, trained 70 Sixth Form students to be peer mentors and support year seven with the transition to secondary school. Their Wellbeing Ambassadors programme has had a huge impact in supporting students to belong at school.
Anne Marie Knowles, headteacher and senior mental health lead at Hazlehurst primary school in Bury, Greater Manchester – and one of Wellbeing Club’s founding members – shares how being a member and using our training and recourses have helped them to how there are provide their own early prevention provision.
Rainey Endowed School is a secondary school based in Northern Ireland. Our Wellbeing Ambassadors programme was delivered in house. This example highlights how the programme supported students to improve wellbeing even during lockdown.
In 2017, Carla Lawes, the Assistant Head and Senior Mental Health Lead at Alderman Richard Hallam Primary attended a progremme that was the basis for our Wellbeing Club. Since then, they have consistently built and embedded their whole school approach to positive mental health and wellbeing. Improving attainment, attendance and behaviour as well as improving staff wellbeing.
Trans children and young people are much more likely to experience mental health problems, awareness and understanding can change lives.find out more
How can schools and colleges can develop their ethos and culture of wellbeing to be more inclusive for pupils and students with autism.find out more