Mental Health Awareness Week Activities

April 27, 2022

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Looking to get your class involved with Mental Health Awareness Week 2022? We’ve got you covered!

Our free sample pack contains a range of Mental Health Awareness Week activities which link to this year’s topic of 'Loneliness'. Within the download, there are activities suitable for Reception-Year 6 so that learners of all ages can take part and the pack can be shared with teachers in other year groups.

Within this sample pack you’ll find:

  • An overview of how Mindfulness and teamwork relate to the topic of 'Loneliness'.
  • A Mindfulness activity which develops understanding of what Mindfulness means.
  • 2 x Pocket Postcards which allow children to practice Mindfulness.
  • 1 x teamwork exercise which facilitates discussion around the topic of 'Loneliness'.
  • 1 x teamwork activity which puts teamwork into practice.
  • Additional support for parents to enable them to get involved if they'd like to.

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The activities within the pack have all been taken from our PE and Wellbeing resource, Striver. They are designed to save teachers planning time and ensure that teachers of all experience levels feel confident in teaching about physical and mental health. Additional guidance is also included on how tasks can be adapted to best suit your learners.

More about Striver:

Striver puts PE and wellbeing in one place and has been created with the sole purpose of improving primary aged pupils’ long-term physical and mental wellbeing. It’s full PE scheme of work and wellbeing units can be accessed in the app and are designed to help schools meet the Government’s statutory guidance (2019) on physical health and mental wellbeing.

A full subscription to Striver also includes access to simple one-touch assessment and powerful whole-school reports which makes progress tracking quick and easy.

If you would like to gain access to everything Striver has to offer then you can sign up for a free 14 day trial or buy it now for £350 + VAT per annum (just 2% of this years Sport Premium budget).

*Figures based on 1 form entry Primary school receiving £18,000 per year. Discounts for multi-year subscriptions are also available.