The Whole School Approach has been delivered in schools across England and Wales since 2018, with the aim to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing across the entire school community. This year, Lancashire Mind have created short videos and resource booklets of the activities that would usually be delivered by us in your school. 

More general resources, including some created during Coronavirus lockdown can be found here.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

Whole School Approach newsletters

Spring Term Assembly

This term's topic is on 'How to talk about mental health'.

Summer Term Assembly

This term's topic is on 'Self-care tips for looking after yourself'.


Coping with Change - resource and 20 minute video

Click here for our 'Coping with change' PDF resource

Happier Lancashire

Our 20 minute Happier Lancashire video is designed to be watched and discussed in a classroom setting. 

Happier Lancashire is Lancashire Mind's universal campaign focussing on the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. Activities for each of the 5 Ways can be done socially distanced.


A 30 minute video on Lancashire Mind's 'Stressbuster' session, with options to pause for discussion and activities.

The session looks at what stress and pressure is, and talks through quick exercises on how to relieve present moment stress.

Pupil Resilience

Click on the link if you have been told by your school you are taking part in 'Pupil Resilience'!

Wellbeing Ambassadors Refresher Training

Click on the link if you are a current Wellbeing Ambassador who is taking part in the refresher training!

Resources for Staff, Parents & Carers

More Coronavirus specific resources and access to our previous wellbeing newsletters (created for students, teachers and parents during lockdown) can be found by clicking here

School Staff Wellbeing - How to have a conversation about mental health

This 30 minute video is for staff, and talks through: mental health statistics in the workplace, starting, managing and closing a conversation about mental health with another person, signposting information, as well as some extra downloadable scenarios/activities for you to try yourself here:

Mental Health Bingo and Scenario Activity     Signposting doc for staff  


  In this episode of the Mental Health Family Hour, teachers' wellbeing is discussed with special guests Richard Slinger from Lancashire Emotional Health In Schools and Wendy Hart and Sam Harding from CAMHS.


This is a free resource from Young Minds to get staff thinking about your own mental health and how you cope with the issues you face. Download the resource discussed in the video below.


Online events 

We are running our online Together Workshops for parents and carers of the 8 Whole School Approach schools. The Together Workshops are a safe, respectful and supportive space where parents & carers can share experiences, learn from others and take away new tips & techniques in supporting family wellbeing when your young person is struggling. These upcoming 2 hour Zoom workshops are for parents of children at the following schools: 

Carr Hill - 9th June, 6-8pm - click here to find out more and register your attendance

Carr Hill - 24th June, 2-4pm - click here to find out more and register your attendance

Carr Hill - 26th June, 6-8pm - click here to find out more and register your attendance

Carnforth High School - 10th June, 6-8pm - click here to find out more and register your attendance

The Wellbeing Passport and card are tools for young people and their supporters to help them to share information about their mental health and emotional wellbeing. It's something that can be used in many situations and settings, where it's important for young people to feel confident to tell their story. Download for free from

 Supporting Pupil's Self Esteem           Supporting Your Own Self Esteem

Talking about mental health with another adult

Talking to your child about their mental health             Supporting your child's self esteem

Lancashire Mind is a company limited by guarantee (company number 3888655) and a registered charity in England and Wales (registered number 1081427) at 80-82 Devonshire Road, Chorley, Lancs, PR7 2DR. Lancashire Mind are registered with the Fundraising Regulator. For all enquiries, call us on 01257 231660.
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