Resources for Teachers & other Key Workers

Primary Mental Health Resources

Download your Facts4Life Primary Mental Health teaching resources and materials below. (Please note, you need to be logged in as a Facts4Life Digital Training – Primary subscriber to view links)

Request access to our health education resources here or find out more by emailing our friendly team at info@facts4life.org).

  • Primary Mental Health Handbook (All Resources)
  • Themes, Key Messages & Ground Rules
  • Supplementary Resources PowerPoints in line with DfE Statutory Requirements for Health Education 2020:
    • Reception 
    • Years 1 & 2 
    • Years 3 & 4
    • Years 5 & 6
  • Delivery Overview against DfE Statutory Requirements 2020
  • Useful websites
  • Book list

Theme One: What is Mental Health? – Riding the Ups and Downs

  • Introduction: Discussion themes on Mental Health
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Emotional Continuum – Activity Instructions 
  • Emotional Continuum – Classroom Posters 
  • Emotional Continuum and Mental Health Continuum – Emojis Activity Sheet
  • Emotional Barometer
  • The Language of Emotion
  • Riding the Ups and Downs and how we can Smooth the Path
  • Little Miss and Mr Men Activity

    Theme Two: When Might I Need Help? – Keeping Balanced

    • Balance ball activity
      • F4L Balance ball video
    • Exploring Worry
    • Exploring Anxiety

    Theme Three: How Can I Better Support Myself? – Smoothing the Path

    • Inside Out Core Memories
    • Bubbles Visualisation
    • Sleep Diary
    • What keeps our Mental Health in balance
    • What is helpful & What is not (PDF)
    • What is helpful & What is not (PowerPoint)
    • Guided Stories
    • Use of Film
    • The Five Ways to Wellbeing (Click here to find out more)
      • The Five Ways to Wellbeing
      • The Five Ways to Wellbeing – PowerPoint (ppt)
      • The Five Ways to Wellbeing Overview slide – PowerPoint (ppt)
      • The Five Ways to Wellbeing – Assembly Script (to accompany ppt)
      • The Five Ways to Wellbeing – Connect
      • The Five Ways to Wellbeing – Take Notice
      • The Five Ways to Wellbeing – Give