Successes in our first year

Minds Ahead launched in 2017. Here are some of the successes of our first year:

200+ schools using the Mental Health in Schools Quality Award designed and developed by Minds Ahead

650+ teachers, governors and school leaders attended our programmes in our first year

180 Masters credits: Minds Ahead prepared for validation and subsequently designed the UK’s first Master’s for school leadership of mental health and wellbeing.

2 powerful patrons: former Health Minster Norman Lamb MP and former NHS England lead for Mental Health Dr. Geraldine Strathdee OBE agreed to be Patrons of Minds Ahead.

105 delegates attended our launch conference with Leeds Beckett University

160+ initial teacher trainees attend our new teachers mental health programme

40+ days of workshops for school leaders working on mental health

3 international programmes and events for school leaders across the Middle East