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Sandwell Well-being Charter Mark - new developments

The Healthy Mind, Happy Me Curriculum is out now

We are delighted to announce our new version of the Healthy Mind, Happy Me Curriculum is currently being delivered to all schools across Sandwell.

We regularly hold curriculum events for schools to discuss how they are finding the new curriculum and ways which it has been used.

This curriculum uses characters to highlight the key themes: All About Me, Friendships, Resilience and Coping, Belonging, My Wider World and Being the Best I Can Be. 

If your school has not yet received either a hard copy and/or a PDF of the curriculum please contact us or email Sandwell_wellbeingchartermark@sandwell.gov.uk

If you are not a Sandwell school but you are interested in the Healthy Mind, Happy Me Curriculum, we also have a standard version including all our characters, available to purchase. Contact us.

Roll of honour 

Huge congratulations to all those who have achieved the Charter Mark, working to improve well-being across their school.

  • •    All Saints CE Primary
    •    Annie Lennard Primary 
    •    Blackheath Primary
    •    Bleakhouse Junior
    •    Brandhall Primary
    •    Brickhouse Primary
    •    Bristnall Hall Academy
    •    Cape Primary
    •    Christ Church Primary
    •    Corngreaves Academy
    •    Crocketts Community Primary 
    •    Devonshire Infant and Junior
    •    Eaton Valley Primary
    •    Ferndale Primary
    •    Galton Valley Primary
    •    George Salter Academy
    •    Glebefields Primary
    •    Grace Mary Primary
    •    Hall Green Primary
    •    Hamstead Infant
    •    Hamstead Junior
    •    Hanbury Primary
    •    Hargate Primary
    •    Harvills Hawthorn Primary
    •    Hateley Heath Primary
    •    Highfields Primary
    •    Holly Lodge High School
    •    Holy Trinity CE Primary
    •    Ingestre Hall 
    •    Joseph Turner Primary
    •    Langley Primary
    •    Lodge Primary
    •    Lyng Primary
    •    Moat Farm Infants
    •    Moorlands Primary
    •    Ocker Hill Infant
    •    Old Hill Primary
    •    Old Park Primary 
    •    Ormiston Forge Academy
    •    Our Lady and St Huberts Catholic Primary
    •    Parkhill Primary
    •    Pennyhill Primary
    •    Perryfields Primary
    •    Phoenix Collegiate
    •    Q3 Academy
    •    Rood End Primary
    •    Sacred Heart Primary
    •    Shenstone Lodge
    •    Springfield Primary
    •    St Gregory's Catholic Primary
    •    St James’ CE Primary
    •    St Margaret’s Primary
    •    St Martin’s Primary
    •    St Mary's Catholic Primary
    •    St Matthews Primary
    •    Summerhill Primary 
    •    Temple Meadow Primary
    •    The Orchard School
    •    The Westminster School
    •    Timbertree Primary
    •    Tipton Green Junior
    •    Tividale Hall Primary
    •    Victoria Park Academy
    •    Warley Infant and Nursery 
    •    Wednesbury Oak Primary
    •    Whitecrest Primary
    •    Whiteheath Academy
    •    Wodensborough Ormiston Academy
    •    Yew Tree Primary

The research team looks forward to adding more to the list.

Future training dates

For Educational Psychologists outside of Sandwell, a three-year licence for the Well-being Charter Mark and Sandwell Pupil Well-being Survey is now available to purchase as part of a training package.

Currently, more than 45 educational psychology services and independent educational psychologists now have a licence to use the Charter Mark and Well-being Survey for three years.

If you would like to be informed when a training date becomes available please contact us


For those schools who have completed their Charter Mark – it doesn’t end here. The Charter Mark award is valid for three years, after which schools will be able to renew the award and ensure the school sustains its positive approach to whole school well-being.’Find out more about renewing your Charter Mark.

The Charter Mark Team

Across the four years we have had a number of different Research Psychologists involved in the Charter Mark. Below are all of those who have worked hard to make this project successful across many schools. 

With thanks to our previous team members: 

  • Rachel Hunt – Research Psychologist – Year 1-2
  • Zoe Capper – Research Psychologist – Year 1-2
  • Melissa Morrison – Research Psychologist – Year 3
  • Robert Lee – Research Psychologist – Year 3
  • Joseph Humphreys – Research Psychologist – Year 3
  • Shauna Benton – Research Psychologist – Year 2-3

Many of whom have been successful in getting accepted onto Educational Psychology training courses.