How to claim your £1,200 DfE grant in two easy steps

15th May 2022| Blogs

Additional funding announced

A further £7m to support training for school mental health leads has been announced this week by the Department for Education.

This move will allow 'up to 8,000' more schools and colleges to benefit and you need proof of your course booking to complete the application.

Whether you’re a Headteacher, Deputy Head, a member of the Senior Leadership Team, a SENCO, Safeguarding or Pastoral Lead, if you’re overseeing mental health and wellbeing in a state-funded primary, secondary or college setting in England, there’s £1,200 available for you to spend on training.

"You need proof of your course booking to complete the application."

Step 1: Book your FREE Mental Health Lead training today

Thrive’s training has been quality-assured by the DfE. We’ve shown hundreds of people how to help their pupils and improve attendance, behaviour and attainment by embedding a whole-setting approach. Click below to view the detail and to book your FREE Mental Health Lead training course with Thrive. 

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Step 2. Apply for your £1,200 from the Department for Education.

Applying for a £1,200 grant with the Department for Education is straightforward. Click below to start the application process. You need ref. SMHL068 and proof of your booking with Thrive to complete part two of the application.

Apply for £1,200 DfE funding 

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