'Same Storm, Different Boats...' Resources 

Wellbeing Webinar 1 

Download the presentation slides (with notes) - zip file  (big!) 

Presentation slides 26th November 2020 (slightly different from the above) - zip file (big!)

Same Storm, Different Boats Poem

START Questionnaire - Adapted from UCL Stars Study

Setting the Scene 

Recovery, Re-introduction and Renewal: Safe And Successful Returns To School. A Handbook For Schools And Education Settings Following Critical Incidents. NASEN 

Update from Ofsted November 10th 2020 - link to Amanda Spielman comments and full reports

https://www.facebook.com/groups/recoverycurriculum   Brilliant Facebook group sharing ideas / information / resources / answering questions and requests for advice for all school staff.

Whole School Approach 

The Recovery Toolkit - Created by the Educational Psychology Service in partnership with Headstart 

The Mentally Healthy Schools Workbook by Dr Pooky Knightsmith (this is the resource where the 6 Litmus Tests are explained in more detail) - If you are interested in finding out more about the resource. Contact Us 

How Mentally Healthy is Your School? - A Simple Audit - The 6 Litmus Tests from the workbook above in a short audit tool. 

Start Now Online Wellbeing Action Plan - created by Young People in Cornwall for Young People in Cornwall 

Download a copy of a blank Wellbeing Action Plan 


Dan Siegal video 

Stress on the Brain video (https://youtu.be/fhI9KLwfpbM)


Brain Chemicals

Love these simple ideas for boosting 'happiness chemicals' from Tina Rae 

Brain Chemicals

Wellbeing and Resilience 

Five Ways to Wellbeing (by YP involved in HSK) 


Staff Wellbeing 

Education support line


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Take What You Need Tokens  - Dr Karen Treisman (more great resources on her website)

Here is a lovely way one school used the tokens: 

8 ways to improve staff wellbeing - Dr Pooky Knightsmith

Covid-19 and the classroom - staff wellbeing   (impact report from education support line) 


A fabulous webinar from Pooky Knightsmith and a lovely guide too

Why Mindfulness is a superpower... (https://youtu.be/w6T02g5hnT4)

General Resources

Links and Resources list (from the original DfE material - pdf

Our Headstart You Tube Channel is full of great wellbeing vidoes for C&YP and staff wellbeing 

Virtual Ring Binder

The VRB is a searchable online resource bank to support mental health and wellbeing work in Cornwall.

Resources specifically referred to in the webinar can be found by searching using the tag 'SameStorm' .(to be completed) 

 Headstart Hub - Schools MH&WB Learning Network

Join the conversation on the Headstart Hub - ask questions / share ideas / find out about 'Same Storm...' part 2 themed sessions and get access to exclusive live events for hub members including a fantastic session with Dr Tina Rae in December talking about her wonderful book 'A Toolbox of Wellbeing': 

Front Cover of A Toolbox.. by Tina Rae

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