From September 2021 any state school or college will be able to access a grant of about £1,200 to cover the costs of completing senior mental health leadership training.
Developed by experienced senior mental health leads
As always, our programmes are driven by the evidence of what works in leading whole school or college strategic change for mental health and are created by practicing and qualified senior leads for mental health.
We are drawing on our established networks of proven senior mental health leads, who will provide expert and phase-specific coaching, support and guidance throughout the programmes that we run. If you are interested in finding out more about being a coach on our new programmes please contact us and attend an upcoming webinar, on 12th July, at either 1:30 or 5:15pm
Q. How does my school get the grant?
The DfE will open applications to schools in mid-Sept. it will be up to each setting to register to receive the grant. Sign up here and we will send you a reminder so that you don’t miss the grant window.
Q. Who in my school/college decides whether to apply for the grant and what course to go on?
The school/college will decide whether to apply for the grant and how to use the grant. The grant must be used to access an approved course for senior mental health leads.
Q. Can all state schools and colleges apply?
Yes, but there is a limit of 7,800 grants available. This represents around a third of all state schools and colleges. It is advisable to apply early. Sign up to receive notification of when the application window opens.
Q. Where is the list of approved courses?
It is not published yet. The full list of courses will be published at the start of September. Sign up to be notified when the list is published.