Staff Mental Health & Wellbeing

Hello and welcome to the KESH staff mental health and wellbeing web page. The web page has help and support links, tips, advice and more. We hope you find it useful.

If you are struggling with any aspect of Academy life from live lessons planning/delivery to dealing with stress and anxiety, there is always someone to talk to. Why not email a member of the KESH Wellbeing Team? They are all great listeners and would support YOU in which ever way then can.

Form - Staff Wellbeing suggestions, comments and compliments form

We are in this together... we are a team

Mental Health Week - 10th to 17th May

Supporting your mental health


Mental Health MOT


Emotional intelligence


Relaxing music and sounds

Link - BBC Mindful MIx

Wrist Stretches
Rotator Cuff Stretches
Fix Posture & Boost Thoracic Mobility
Ankles, Knees, Hips and Lower back
Essential Stretches To For Everyday Living
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Staff Welfare Form

You are not alone. You matter. Let us know how we can support you.

This form will be emailed to Mr Miller (DSL) at KESH Academy.

Podcasts and radio

  • Heart - Paul McKenna (positivity)
    Paul McKenna's Positivity Podcast: Three special episodes to help survive the coronavirus crisis.

    Click here
  • Mental health podcasts
    A range of podcasts and videos on mental health and wellbeing.

    Click here
  • BBC WM Coronavirus
    BBC WM showcases organisations who offer guidance and advice on surviving the coronavirus

    Click here
  • Imperial College podcast
    In this edition: Exploring pandemic mental health, comparing spaceflight and frontline NHS work, and linking severe morning sickness with depression.

    Click here

BBC Teach

A new support and wellbeing space to help staff in education through the stress and pressures of the school year.

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King Edward Foundation & Birmingham support

Employee assistance

PDF (403 KB)

NHS Mental Health Support

PDF (97 KB)

Survirus kit

PDF (4 MB)

The external links below take you to useful information on managing your wellbeing.

Gyms might be closed but there are other ways to stay fit and healthy.
Time to change
Checking in on your family, friends and colleagues during the coronavirus outbreak is more important than ever.
vidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
This mood self-assessment can help you better understand how you've been feeling recently.
On this page you can listen to a series of mental wellbeing audio guides to help you boost your mood.
Every Mind Matters - YouTube
Take a deep breath in and a long exhale out – feels good, doesn't it? Try our mindful breathing exercise video to help you feel more calm and present.
Online teaching is a new reality that many teachers currently face. While getting to grips with working from home and using new technology, we might forget about teacher wellbeing. Christina Gkonou has offered five tips to teachers who have found themselves in this situation, reminding them that wellbeing and routine are still important.
The Academy has purchased the Wellness Collection from our eplatform provider, Wheelers, to support staff and students with their mental-health and well-being at this point in time. Log in with your email address and password.
We know we can’t solve all your troubles, but we can give you tools to help.
SecEd's latest news, opinion and best practice focusing on staff wellbeing.

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Mixed Veg Curry
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Aloo Gobi
Dish of Week 5
Beef Kofta


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