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NEWS: Newport Girls' get AcSEED Award

31st August 2020

Congratulations to Newport Girls' High School in Shropshire ...

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 ...



Fairfield Road Primary School receive AcSEED Award

Fairfield Road Primary School Award

Staff from Fairfield Road Primary School receiving their AcSEED Award.

Congratulations to Fairfield Road Primary School in Droylsden Manchester who have been accredited with The AcSEED Award.

Receiving the award are:

Front row (left to right): Liz Bowden (School Counselor), Stephanie Burns (SMSC Leader), and Alexis Davies (Deputy Head).

Back row (left to right): Alec Stephenson (Headteacher), and Shelley Roche (School Liaison Officer).




Newport Girls' High School receive AcSEED Award

Newport Girls High School Award

Receiving The AcSEED Award for Newport Girls' High School are Headteacher Michael Scott, and Head Girl Team students Ella, Minnie and Abbey.

Congratulations to Newport Girls' High School in Shropshire who have been accredited with The AcSEED Award.

This social distancing compliant photograph shows The AcSEED Award being received by Headteacher Michael Scott, together with members of the Head Girl Team, Ella, Minnie and Abbey.

"AcSEED promotes adoption of best practices in supporting the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people in UK 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 particularly impressed by the strong wellbeing ethos at Newport Girls' High School, by their extensive mental health and wellbeing provisions, and by their comprehensive emotional health and wellbeing curriculum. We are therefore delighted to announce that Newport Girls’ High School has been accredited with The AcSEED Award".

Read the school announcement here.


New AcSEED accreditations

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

  • Russell Scott Primary School in Denton, Greater Manchester
  • Freegrounds Junior School (renewal) in Hedge End, Hampshire
  • Fairfield Road Primary School in Droylsden, Greater Manchester
  • Dean Valley Primary School in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Kingmoor Nursery and Infant School in Carlisle, Cumbria
  • Newport Girls' High School in Newport, Shropshire
  • St George's CE Primary School in Mossley, Greater Manchester
  • Winstanley College in Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • Hollingworth Primary School in Hyde, Greater Manchester
  • Ironville Codnor Park Primary School in Ironville, Derbyshire
  • Livingstone Primary School in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
  • Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College in Altrincham, Cheshire
  • Plymouth High School for Girls in Plymouth, Devon
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Middlewich, Cheshire

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.

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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