Mental health: Study calls for all schools to appoint ‘head of wellbeing’

All secondary schools should appoint a head of wellbeing to support the emotional and physical health of pupils and staff, according to a healthcare organisation involved in piloting the role.

At Wood Green School, programmes developed by the head of wellbeing included making meals and snacks healthier and promoting healthy foods via posters and signs. 

Nuffield Health said evidence from a trial of the role in a secondary school in Oxfordshire, shows that a head of wellbeing can improve the health of both pupils and staff and instil long-term healthy habits and behaviour.

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