York School Scoops Pioneering Mental Health Award
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York School Scoops Pioneering Mental Health Award

Queen Margaret’s School for Girls has been awarded a gold standard for its mental health provisions.

Queen Margaret's School for Girls has achieved the Gold School Mental Health Award which is delivered by the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental
Queen Margaret’s School for Girls has achieved the Gold School Mental Health Award which is delivered by the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental

The School has providing activities for both students and staff’s wellbeing. This included mindfulness, meditation and focus days. Every year group has Wellbeing Champions and the school invites guest speakers to talk to parents about mental health support.

Dean Johnstone, founder and CEO of Minds Ahead said: ‘This award shines a light on the excellent work schools are doing to promote mental health for their community of children and adults.’

Tania Davidson, Deputy Head (Pastoral) at Queen Margaret’s School for Girls said: ‘Achieving the Gold Status School Mental Health Award has recognised QM’s ability to weave mental health and wellbeing into every aspect of school life. A critical part of the Award is ensuring that mental health is fully embedded through policy and strategic planning.’

See Queen Margaret’s online listing here.