Teach Mental Resilience

The tools to develop a growth mindset in your students

The CPD guides teachers through the science of psychological fitness and fully equips them to teach the ‘ready to use’ modules in the classroom.

Use evidence-based high quality teaching resources, to teach essential understanding about the brain that builds skills and self-awareness. The basis for effective communication, empathy and navigating effectively through life.

By implementing Teach Mental Resilience you will

  • Meet statutory health education requirements
  • Prepare children for transition and moving on
  • Explicitly teach children to understand how to get through challenging times, recognise that failures are learning opportunities and know how to look after themselves
  • Be ahead of the curve by taking a preventative approach to mental health

Psychological Fitness

Psychological fitness combines mental resilience and emotional wellbeing, key attributes needed for success in the 21st century.

What schools say

“Thank you so much for providing us with these amazing modules on mental resilience. Our school supports high functioning autistic young people where anxiety and resilience are a challenge, and even more challenging at the moment with everything that’s currently going on in the world. All of the students have engaged really well with the lessons and made improvements in being able to fight against unhelpful ‘gremlin’ thoughts. The stories about Bea and Ben are great for putting the learning into a context to promote generalisation of the skills – something that people with autism can find a challenge. Thank you, it’s been such a success.” 

The Holmewood School, London

What pupils say

“I didn’t realise that other people think the same as I do.”

“WoBbLe has really helped me not worry so much.”

“I really like the story and the characters and seeing how they deal with things.”

Teach Mental Resilience Modules

Click each module to reveal the learning outcomes:

  • Understand that life is a journey with challenges (big and small) and it is our resilience that helps us overcome these
  • Explore emotions
  • Discover that emotions can be helpful and unhelpful, and we can learn to regulate them
  • Know we ALL have resilience
  • Understand the brain and the role of emotions
  • Consider the importance of being calm to help with resilient responses
  • Discover the link between thoughts, feelings and behaviours
  • Understand that resilience skills can help us understand why we react the way we do
  • Identify common Gremlin Beliefs of resilience
  • Recognise that the Gremlin Beliefs are not in control
  • Understand there is a difference between optimistic and pessimistic thinking
  • Know the importance of respect for different perspectives
  • Discover how to use evidence to create more flexible and accurate thinking
  • Understand the importance of gratitude
  • Know how to use the WoBbLe skill – to tame the Catastrophising Gremlin Belief
  • Discover how to calm down when emotions are strong
  • Understand all the resilience skills covered in the lessons
  • Create an individual resilience plan
  • Consider how resilience skills can help one express themselves and understand others
  • Meet Tia & Tomos, as they prepare for transition to secondary school and deal with change
  • Develop resilience to set backs related to change
  • Using the WoBbLe skill to tame catastrophic thoughts about uncertainty and change
  • Calm and focus ideas to reinforce how to be kind and the importance of recharging the batteries
  • Activities to recognise strengths and look after their wellbeing

Teach Mental Resilience

£ 349.99 1st Year Subscription
  • Whole school access to Bounce Forward members area
  • Exceptional evidence-based CPD, teaching and learning materials
  • FREE Transitions Pack filled with practical tools and activities to help prepare for transitions and change.
  • Access to bi-weekly member webinars for ongoing mentoring and support

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Frequently Asked questions

Exceptional CPD and fully prepared lessons. 

The foundation training takes teachers through the background and science of mental resilience and emotional wellbeing, starting at an adult level. Why, because we know this has an impact on learning outcomes in the classroom and also the skills are pretty useful for all of us!

The full CPD is structured as a mix of content, pre-recorded sessions, live interactive webinars, ongoing mentoring and support.

Teaching and learning materials for six evidenced based modules and the transitions pack are accessed through your school login in the members area.

Primary schools. The modules are designed for upper primary students aged 9-11.

Absolutely. As part of your subscription you access ongoing mentoring and support from us.

Hop on the bi-weekly live members webinar to connect with other Bounce Forward community members and ask us any questions! 

Alternatively, drop us a call or email anytime!

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