Resilient Schools networking and forums

These are free networking sessions available as part of the Resilient Schools Programme.

Resilient Schools Network

The Resilient Schools Network meeting is an opportunity to receive programme updates and support in achieving the RS kitemark.

Guest speakers are also invited along to update you on opportunities such as training and resources available to schools and the children and young people you serve.


  • 28 September, 9.30 to 11.30am online
  • 19 April, 9.30 to 11am online
  • 6 July, 9.30 to 11.30 face to face, venue to be confirmed

Please respond to the meeting invites that have been sent out. If you have not received an invite or would like it to be resent, please email us

Pastoral Forum

The Pastoral Support Forum aims to provide networking, clinical guidance, and training opportunities for any educational professionals across primary and secondary schools that are involved in the pastoral care of children, young people, and their families.

These sessions will be face to face meetings with the following running order:

  • 9.00 to 9.30am - networking and refreshments
  • 9.30 to 10.30am - guest speaker/s
  • 10.30 to 11.30am - case consultation
  • 11.30am to midday - networking


  • Thursday 6 October 2022, venue: Hendon Town Hall
  • Wednesday 18 January 2022, venue to be confirmed
  • Thursday 18 May 2023, venue to be confirmed
  • Wednesday 5 July 2023, venue: Hendon Town Hall

Useful resources from the Pastoral Forum sessions are listed below:

Resilience in Schools (RIS) forum

The RIS forum supports learning around the key principles of the ‘Whole School Approach’ to mental health.

It is open to a variety of people including: senior leaders, SENCO's, learning mentors, mental health leads, pastoral support, teachers, and Resilient School leads.


All sessions are 1.5 hours long, from 1.30pm to 3pm

  • 1: Leadership and Management, Tuesday November 1, 2022
  • 2: Curriculum, teaching and learning, Thursday December 1, 2022
  • 3: Identifying need and monitoring impact of interventions, Wednesday January 25, 2023
  • 4: Enabling student voice, Wednesday March 1, 2023
  • 5: Working with parents/carers, Wednesday April 26, 2023
  • 6: Transitions, Thursday June 15, 2023

For more information on the forum and how to sign up, please email us

Useful resources from the RIS sessions are listed below:

Leadership and Management

Curriculum, teaching and learning

Identifying need and monitoring impact of interventions

Enabling student voice