St Swithun’s school to host pupil resilience conference


St Swithun’s School Winchester is hosting a conference for secondary school teachers and pastoral staff, called Getting to GRIP with resilience on Tuesday 3 October 2017. The event is being run in partnership with the mental health charity Place2Be.

The event brings together experts and specialists from schools and charities for a day of workshops, speeches and presentations. It will focus on promoting good mental health in the classroom and exploring well-being strategies for young people.

Key note speakers include Dr Sue Roffey from Growing Great Schools, Emma Judge from How to Thrive and Dr Ann Hagell from the Association for Young People’s Health.

During the afternoon workshops, participants will be able to investigate further topics raised in the morning’s speeches. Workshop themes include developing the mentally healthy classroom and how do teachers get wellbeing right? – the pupils’ perspective.

The GRIP conference will be held at St Swithun’s School, Alresford Road, Winchester, SO21 1HA. Booking is available at