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NEWS: The AcSEED Newsletter

20th May 2018

Read The AcSEED Newsletter for May 2018.

NEWS: New Volunteer Opportunities

11th March 2018

AcSEED is looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for improving young people's mental health and wellbeing to help drive the next phase of our growth.

NEWS: The AcSEED Newsletter

11th July 2017

Read The AcSEED Newsletter for July 2017.

NEWS: Farnborough gets AcSEED Award

24th July 2016

Congratulations to The Sixth Form College Farnborough in Hampshire ...

NEWS: Beacon PRU gets AcSEED Award

25th March 2016

Congratulations to The Beacon PRU in Redditch, Worcestershire ...

NEWS: Lordswood get AcSEED Award

25th March 2016

Congratulations to Lordswood Girls' School in Harborne, Birmingham ...

NEWS: Cedars Upper get AcSEED Award

25th March 2016

Congratulations to Cedars Upper School in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire ...


The AcSEED Newsletter

May 2018



New AcSEED accreditations

Congratulations to the following organisations that have recently been accredited with The AcSEED Award:

  • Applemore College in Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire [Award renewal]
  • Monks Coppenhall Academy in Crewe, Cheshire
  • Holmes Chapel Primary School in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
  • St Thomas More Catholic High School in Crewe, Cheshire
  • Audlem St James Primary School in Audlem, Cheshire
  • Sandbach High School in Sandbach, Cheshire
  • Joseph Paxton Campus - Wirral Hospitals’ School in Wirral, Merseyside
  • Micklehurst All Saints CE Primary School in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
  • Trinity School and College in Rochester, Kent [Award renewal]
  • Wild Bank Community School in Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
  • Parkroyal Community School in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Hills Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Adswood Primary School in Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Beechwood Primary School in Crewe, Cheshire
  • Wheelock Primary School in Sandbach, Cheshire
  • Cranberry Academy in Alsager, Cheshire
  • Hollinhey Primary School in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Stanchester Academy in Yeovil, Somerset

St Philip's School receives AcSEED Award

St Peters Award

Receiving the AcSEED Award for St Philip's School are (from l to r): Debbie Battle (Safeguarding and Prevention officer, and Wellbeing Emotional Support Team Lead), Ben Walsh (Head teacher).

Congratulations to St Philip's School in Chessington, Surrey, who have been accredited with The AcSEED Award.

The AcSEED assessment team were impressed by the comprehensive wellbeing support provided by St Philip’s School, by the wide range of mental health and wellbeing information and training available, and by their tailoring of wellbeing provisions and services to meet the specific needs of their pupils.

Debbie Battle, Wellbeing Emotional Support Team (WEST) lead at St Philip's School said "We will continue to do everything we can to support our young people through any emotional difficulties they may encounter".

Read the school announcement here.

New AcSEED accreditations

Congratulations to the following organisations that have recently been accredited with The AcSEED Award:

  • Horndean Technology College in Horndean,Hampshire [Award renewal]
  • Ballymoney High School in Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • The Hewett Academy in Norwich, Norfolk
  • St Philip's School in Chessington, Surrey
  • Pikemere Primary School in Alsager, Cheshire
  • Edleston Primary School in Crewe, Cheshire
  • Longdendale High School in Hollingworth, Cheshire

Shavington Academy receives AcSEED Award

Shavington Academy Award

Receiving the AcSEED Award for Shavington Academy are (from l to r): Kieron Campion, Zac Timperley Irving, Lea Blake, Kalis Cosby, Miss Carter, Mrs Skelding.

Congratulations to Shavington Academy in Crewe, Cheshire, who have been accredited with The AcSEED Award.

"AcSEED promotes adoption of best practices in supporting the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people in schools and colleges, and provides recognition for organisations that satisfy the AcSEED criteria for wellbeing support" said Charlotte Gatherer, founder of The AcSEED Initiative. "The AcSEED assessment team were impressed by the comprehensive wellbeing support provided by Shavington Academy, by the wide range of wellbeing information and training provided to staff and students, and by their focus on continuous wellbeing improvement. We are therefore delighted to announce that Shavington Academy has been accredited with The AcSEED Award."

New AcSEED Trustee and Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a few hours a week available?

AcSEED is looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for improving young people's mental health and wellbeing to help drive the next phase of our growth. The following volunteer opportunities are available now:

AcSEED is also looking for new Charity Trustees to help drive our strategy and organisation forward:



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