Whole Staff Training Day (Adolescence)

One-day training course for all the staff in your school, introducing them to how they can support the social and emotional development of all young people.

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Course Information

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Course overview

This course equips delegates with an understanding of how all staff can support young people’s social and emotional wellbeing and development. It provides an introduction to the key theories underpinning the Thrive Approach, as well as opportunities to practise relational skills, learn about the Thrive-Online assessment and action-planning tool and reflect on the right-time needs of all young people, as well as the needs of those who experience difficulties.

The benefits of this training for a school are:

  • Staff are provided with essential knowledge, skills and understanding about the Thrive Approach to enable them to support the social and emotional development of all young people in their setting.
  • It supports the senior leadership team and Thrive Licensed Practitioners with the process of embedding a whole-school approach to Thrive.
  • Staff will gain a greater understanding of young people’s needs and behaviours and some basic tools for supporting them.
  • It ensures there is parity of knowledge about Thrive among staff across the organisation, promoting staff wellbeing and information-sharing.

Suitable for

This course is intended for all staff in a secondary school or setting, to ensure that all young people benefit from a whole-school approach to wellbeing and positive mental health.

For settings new to Thrive, free access to Thrive-Online is included for 30 days from the date of the training day. Please note that a software subscription needs to be in place following this period in order  to have ongoing access to Thrive-Online thereafter.

Please note this course can only be booked through the office (Tel: 01392 797555 Option 1).

Costs (excluding VAT):

  • £1,906 for up to 30 members of staff
  • £2,985 for 31-65 staff
  • £3,750 for 65-100 staff
  • £4,131 for 101-150 staff

If you need to reschedule your course attendance because you have Covid or have to isolate, the first rearrangement is free, a subsequent rearrangement will incur an admin fee of £50 plus VAT and any further rescheduling will be charged at £100 plus VAT.


For settings that would like to commission a face-to-face training session, there is a flat rate charge of £300 per trainer per day (or part thereof) plus VAT.

Please note prices are for courses starting on or after 1 September 2022. 



Course structure

This course is delivered as two 3-hour virtual training sessions using the Zoom Meetings platform. Each session will include a mixture of direct teaching from the Thrive Licensed Trainer, experiential activities and discussions. Delegates will be expected to engage in all activities and discussions.

Session 1

  • Introduction to the session
  • Thrive essentials – triune brain, developmental model, the impact of trauma, PACE and the VRFs
  • Reflections and questions

Session 2

  • Introduction to the session
  • Understanding right-time development for secondary school aged young people
  • Thrive-Online demonstration workshop
  • Reflections and questions

 Contact us to discuss how the Thrive Approach can help you