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Psychological Safety in Schools

This course uses evidence-based research and educational thinking to explore what we mean by ‘psychological safety’ in schools, and the way this links to the mental health and wellbeing of staff and pupils.

  • Understand the meaning of the term psychological safety
  • Consider examples of psychologically safe schools and classrooms
  • Practical ideas for creating positive working cultures for pupils and staff
  • How psychological safety can support improving team performance
1 day
£265 + VAT
9:15 - 15:30
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About this course

The course will help leaders consider how to make their school environment and culture psychologically safe, so that it supports wellbeing and team performance.

Course objectives:

  • Develop understanding of the concept of ‘psychological safety’ and its links to mental health and wellbeing
  • Use research and evidence-based practice to deepen thinking about psychological safety, for instance with aspects like trust and agency
  • Explore the links between psychological safety, OFSTED and the curriculum
  • Get to know what a psychologically safe-classroom will look like and how it benefits pupil and staff mental health and learning
  • Consider how psychological safety within the workplace can support team performance
  • Practical ideas and strategies to implement back in school


  • Headteachers and SLT
  • Senior Mental Health Leads

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
Available anytime
Pause, search and watch again for 30 days.

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

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