We know Oldham has a range of social and economic challenges that can potentially negatively influence the readiness of our children and young people to be in a good place to learn. Teachers and support staff, given such a challenge, can have the added responsibility to ensure pupils in their care have a positive mental attitude, no matter their circumstances.  This requires teachers and support staff to have the mental resilience to be able to function effectively in such an environment.

The Oldham Opportunity Area is delivering a number of projects to support the emotional health and mental well-being of our young people and school staff:

Let’s push education forwards together together.