Taking the emotional temperature of the class

Create a climate of support

Teaching and Learning

Classroom Environment



Emotional Toolkit

Further support and resources

Mental Health First Aid England:  Mental Health First Aid England offers a range of evidence-based face-to-face and digital learning, from awareness raising to skill development. Their courses empower people to notice signs of mental ill health and encourage them to break down barriers, listen in a non-judgmental way, and signpost to support for recovery.

Young Minds: One of the UK’s leading charities fighting for children and young people's mental health. 

Child Bereavement UK: Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.

Mind: Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust: Charlie Waller Memorial Trust educate young people, and those with responsibility for them – so parents, educators, employers, GPs and Practice Nurses - about their mental health and wellbeing. 

Wellbeing Connected

LGfL have worked with schools to produce this Wellbeing Connected, an open access resource for Primary Schools, it has been designed to bring the key information in both a video and text format with a quick and accessible interface. 

Healthy Minds

These resources have been produced in partnership with the leading mental health charity for young people - Young Minds. They feature a range of teacher led activities involving group work promoting self reflection and video content with supporting activities. 

Managing a Sudden Death In The School Community

Guidance for schools, particularly senior managers, when supporting bereavement in a school community, including videos, support packs and assemblies. 

Supporting a Bereaved Pupil

Drawing on the vast experience of Child Bereavement UK (CBUK) and with video footage from school leaders within the LGfL community, this resource has been developed as a tool for teachers in school to support children at this most difficult of stages in their lives. 

Adolescent Resilience

Resources from a range of different organisations. These include information on academic research, materials for whole-school approaches as well as lesson series and one-off resources, plus targeted support for specific problems, and signposting.