Start Now Student Resources 

YP Wellbeing Ideas Fund  - £1000

for Secondary Schools, Special Schools and APAs 2021 - 2022 

Students can claim up to £1000  to support student wellbeing in schools. Examples include creating a safe space in school; adding to kit in a gym that students can use during the school day; purchasing games and resources for a quiet room alternative to playtimes / lunchtimes; wellbeing books and resources for the library; a student led yoga / mindfulness group and more...

Start Now Funding / Match funding Application form


Start Now Peer Support Fund  - up to £3000 (NEW for 2021 - 2022)

Small grants for young people in secondary schools to help support young people involvement in supporting their own wellbeing and that of other students in school. 
There is a focus on:
•    Sustainability, i.e., work that will have an impact beyond the now
•    Peer support – young people taking action that will support others in school. 
•    Youth voice in identifying and developing activities 

Peer Support Fund - more information


Start Now Website & Online Wellbeing Action Plan 

The Start Now website and the Online Wellbeing and Resilience Action Plan have both been created by Young People involved in Headstart Youth.

WRAP on the APP 

There is now an app version of the WRAP as part of the Your Way App

The App is free and available on both Apple and Android devices




Transition Mission

Transition Mission has been created by a group of YP working with the Headstart Youth Facilitiators and Young People Cornwall at The House in St Austell. Started in the time before the lockdown, it was intended for perhaps a different transition. 

Free hard copies will be made available to all schools and other colleagues such as family workers etc. (by request of the young people themselves) - Contact us if you'd like to order / know more. 

Download a copy of MIssion Transition 

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What is Start Now?

Start Now Poster 

Start Now Poster (with space to add own information)  for YP


Free Resources (Hard Copies)

Order free Start Now resources:

  • It's OK not to be OK postcard 
  • Connect Postcard 
  • 5... 4... 3... 2... 1... simple calming exercise (pocket size z card)

Take Five... Ways to Wellbeing Competition

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