Senior mental health lead training grant application - step 1
We are offering eligible schools and colleges (settings) a grant of £1200 to pay for senior mental health leads "senior lead" training.
The grant must be used to pay for DfE quality assured training that provides a senior lead in your setting with the knowledge and skills to implement and sustain a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing. (opens in new tab) Grants are available for around a third of all state schools and colleges in the 2022 to 2023 financial year, with the aim of offering grants to all settings by 2025.
If your setting is ready to develop or implement a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing, and has a senior lead available to commence training by 31st March 2023, you should apply now using this form.
This form can only be submitted by individual settings, this includes distinct institutions that have a campus ID but are part of a larger further education college. Settings within a single or multi-academy trust must apply individually.
State funded education settings in receipt of ESFA pre-16 revenue, high needs block, or 16 to 19 programme funding settings are eligible to apply for a grant. Further information on types of eligible settings can be found in the conditions of grant. (opens in new tab)
Before you start,you will need
- commitment from your school or college senior leadership team to develop a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing
- to have identified a senior lead, who will receive the training in the 2022 to 2023 financial year, and oversee your settings whole school or college approach
- to have read the accompanying published guidance (opens in new tab) and reflected on the learning outcomes. (opens in new tab)
You'll also need to have a DfE Sign-in account (opens in new tab)Start now