Webinar - Supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing through Poverty Proofing
Aimed at those working in or with schools, this webinar brought together charities Partnership for Children, Children North East and Claire Rahman - Principal at Richmond Academy Oldham, to discuss the link between poverty and children’s mental health.
The webinar outlines some of the simple ways that schools can help to increase awareness of poverty within staff and measures that they can take to ease the issue and support the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in school.
Watch the webinar here:
Resources shared in the webinar:
- Turning the page on poverty - a practical guide for education staff to help tackle poverty and the cost of the school day
- Cost of the School Day Calendar
- Child Poverty Action Group's Cost of the School Day Advent Calendar - daily thinking points and ideas to help schools support low-income families and make sure the lead-up to Christmas is full of inclusive fun for pupils.