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Schools and youth groups

Children’s Mental Health Week took place from 5 - 11 February 2024. The theme this year was ‘My Voice Matters’.

My Voice Matters is about empowering children and young people by providing them with the tools they need to express themselves.

When we feel empowered, there’s a positive impact on our wellbeing. Children who feel that their voices are heard and can make a difference have a greater sense of community and self-esteem. This year, we want children of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to be empowered to work together to create a positive change for their mental health and wellbeing.

If your school raised money during Children's Mental Health Week, you can pay it in to Place2Be.

Pay in your fundraising!

 

Thank you for taking part in Children's Mental Health Week!

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Pay in your fundraising

Whether you held an Express Yourself day, used an assembly plan or got involved with our resources and videos, we've loved seeing how everyone took part! If you raised money during Children's Mental Health Week, you can pay it in to Place2Be.

Pay in your fundraising
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Add yourself to our Children's Mental Health Week map!

Our map shows all the incredible schools and organisations across the UK who are taking part in Children's Mental Health Week.

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Resources for schools and youth groups

Although Children's Mental Health Week is over for this year, you can still download and use our free resources for schools!

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Primary Age Activities

Resources and top tips for primary schools and others who work with children aged 4-11.

View primary resources
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Secondary Age Activities

Resources and top tips for secondary or high schools and others who work with young people aged 11-18.

View secondary resources
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Welsh Activities

Our resources are also available in Welsh for schools and youth groups in Wales. Cymerwch ran!

View Welsh resources

Show how you're getting involved on our map!

Our map below shows all the incredible people who are taking part in Children's Mental Health Week 2024 so far.

Make sure you add yourself to our official Children's Mental Health Week map!


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Add yourself to our map!

We’d love for you to add your school or organisation to our map! You can see who else is taking part in Children’s Mental Health Week across the UK. 

However you’re planning on taking part in giving a voice to children and young people, we’d love to hear it.

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Looking for more inspiration?

If you’re looking for more ideas, activities, and ways to take part in Children’s Mental Health Week, take a look at the resources from previous years.

 

Training from Place2Be

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Senior Mental Health Leads Training

Place2Be’s Senior Mental Health Leads (SMHL) training will help you take on a whole-school approach to mental health and wellbeing. This course is Department for Education assured and CPD-certified.

Book onto our SMHL course
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Free and online CPD-certified mental health training

Our free and online award-winning mental health training will provide a deeper understanding of mental health for trainee teachers, teachers and school staff.

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