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Resources – Staff Wellbeing

Government Guidance for Schools

DfE Education staff wellbeing charter

This is a declaration of support for, and set of commitments to, the wellbeing and mental health of everyone working in education

The Governments

‘Summary and recommendations: teacher well-being research report’ July 2019


Teacher well-being at work in schools and further education providers’ report July 2019


The DfE’s workload reduction toolkit contains practical tools and materials to support school leaders (July 2018). Visit

North Yorkshire County Council Guidance & Support

North Yorkshire’s Workplace Wellbeing Award

which is for organisations who are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of their workforce

Public Health England guidance

on staff wellbeing and signposting to support and information

Support for staff in schools in relation to mental and physical wellbeing

An overview of support for staff in relation to COVID-19 but much of the information and signposting is relevant to staff in schools at all times

Compass Phoenix provide free Staff Wellbeing in Schools training

That has been developed to raise the awareness of staff wellbeing in schools and begin to explore strategies and ideas for staff to support their own wellbeing

Other Available Support for Schools

Wellbeing Measurement for school staff survey from Anna Freud

5 steps towards a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing

Education Support Partnership

A UK charity dedicated to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of education staff in schools, this includes a confidential helpline

National Governance Association 2020

Staff wellbeing evaluation tool

Mind Network

Anna Freud has a range of resources as part of their Schools in Mind Network and this includes staff wellbeing

Top steps towards school staff wellbeing

Anna Freud Ten steps towards school staff wellbeing

Supporting staff in schools booklet

Anna Freud supporting staff in schools booklet has been developed with their mental health experts, and aims to give school staff and Senior Leadership Teams some simple guidance and good practical examples where schools have successfully implemented wellbeing strategies

Young Minds Young Minds has a range of information to support,

‘Caring For The Wellbeing Of Teachers And School Staff’

Mentally Healthy Schools

Mentally Healthy Schools signposts to a range of resources to support staff wellbeing

Sec Ed

Sec Ed have a range of articles focused on staff wellbeing