Bishop's Stortford school head and shoulders above competition on mental health
The Herts and Essex High School has achieved the Gold Carnegie Centre of Excellence Mental Health Award from Leeds Beckett University.
This recognises the Warwick Road secondary's ongoing work to safeguard the well-being of the whole community on campus.
The process was rigorous. The school had to show evidence and explain the work being done in eight different criteria categories.
Laura Anthony, Herts and Essex's coaching and mentoring manager, said: "We're thrilled that we've been awarded the Carnegie gold award and especially at this highest level.
"The award has been a useful means of reflecting on both our strengths and weaknesses and supports our priority in our annual development plan this year to prioritise creating a mentally healthy community for students and staff.
"Most importantly, we will continue to utilise it as a 'live' working document as we develop our shared conversation around how best to continue embedding good mental health and wellbeing within our whole school community."