This training will explore how staff wellbeing is crucial to healthy school environments, teaching is one of the highest risk occupation in terms of adverse impacts on psychological wellbeing. With up to 40% of teachers leaving the profession within their first year, supporting staff well being is critical to developing the school experience we aspire to for our students.


Creating a supportive and healthy school culture for all is a central requirement for school improvement and; staff who are tired, stressed and demoralized make poor role model for students.

  • Senior leaders
  • DSL’s
  • Pastoral leads
  • SENCO’s / SEND leads
  • Teachers

This course can be delivered in a range of environments either within or outside of schools. This is just an introduction and is extended to help schools develop safe and effective practice in supporting those affected by childhood trauma and is easily extended to develop whole school approaches.

  • A specially prepared folder of 50+ pages full of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues


Session 1
Wellbeing, a whole school approach

  • Participants will explore and define their understanding of wellbeing
  • Examine the impact of poor wellbeing in the workplace
  • Understand how a supportive approach fits with policy and guidance

Session 2
Developing Trauma Informed Practice

  • Participants will explore the opportunities and challenges of developing a supportive approach to staff wellbeing
  • Develop practical solutions to real and perceived barriers
  • Identified helpful strategies for self-help and supporting others
  • Will action plan for small positive changes

Tony France

Tony France has worked extensively with schools and the DfE to develop safe and effective practice in schools and children’s services. He was keynote speaker for the National Ofsted conference in 2019 and is a lead trainer for the British Institute of Learning Difficulties (BILD).