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Winner of Wellbeing in Schools Award 2019

On Monday 25th March 2019 Longwood Primary Academy and Nursery became winners of the School Community (Primary) category for Place2Be's Wellbeing in Schools Award

These awards recognise excellence in the delivery of mental health and wellbeing support in schools and showcase the remarkable work happening daily to reduce stigma, and create happier, more productive school communities.

Run by children’s mental health charity Place2Be, the Awards recognise the passion and hard work that goes into the delivery of mental health and wellbeing support in the charity’s partner schools across the country.


These awards recognise the school community that has shown an inspiring commitment to a ‘whole school approach’ to mental health, creating a positive culture and offering support to all those who need it.

Those who made the shortlist demonstrated a high level of awareness and engagement across all members of staff; engagement with and involvement of parents/carers; engagement with and involvement of pupils/students; proactive efforts to develop children and young people’s resilience – both in and out of the classroom; targeted support on site for those identified with mental health needs; proactive efforts to support staff wellbeing.

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