90 minute interactive sessions for each class | From £1,100

EARLY Minds (Emotional Awareness and Resilience Learnt Young) is our mental health programme for KS1 and KS2 that we take into primary schools.

Could you be eligible for funded training?
Check our funded training page to see our current grant-funded training options.


EARLY Minds is for pupils aged 4-7 (KS1) and 7-11 (KS2), along with teachers and school staff, to support wellbeing.

Our sessions fit alongside existing programmes for wellbeing in the school, adding real strategies and skills that can be used in times of challenge as well as to maintain wellbeing throughout every day.

We can also include transitions to secondary school.

Qualified trainers engage children using age-appropriate strategies as well as hand illustrated cards to aid many different learning styles.

Please note: our KS1 sessions take the format of a story plus carousel activities.



What’s included?

EARLY Minds:

  • Gives your school a shared language between pupils and staff to talk about mental health in everyday conversations, to create culture change
  • Teaches children how to link feelings they are experiencing with met or unmet emotional needs
  • Equips children with practical strategies to help themselves and others to return to wellbeing
  • Provides children with them age-appropriate scientific understanding of how the brain works and why everyone copes with challenges in different ways

Our sessions also include:

  • A parent video and letter that can be sent out through your email systems
  • The Mental Health Toolkit: The Essentials course for max. 16 staff members face-to-face (or 12 online)
  • Resource kits for your school containing activities used in the sessions and two packs of emotional needs cards
  • A signposting guide for each child
  • Evaluation feedback


Register your interest, and we’ll be in touch for the next steps to support mental wellbeing in your school or activity group.

Don’t forget to check if you’re eligible for any of our funded training.

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