Roots to Wellbeing

Supporting wellbeing in schools through growing and nature.

About the training 

Roots to Wellbeing aims to help teachers in primary and secondary schools support children and young people’s wellbeing through growing and nature.

Developed in collaboration with Place2Be, the course explores the evidence-based links between plants, nature and wellbeing, and highlights opportunities to support children’s wellbeing in schools through this learning.

100% of attendees would recommend this training to a colleague.

Feedback from teachers

"A well-structured and thoroughly inspiring day" Assistant Head Teacher

"A great balance of practical, theory and application" - SEN Class Teacher 

"Really knowledgeable, great ideas to engage students, fab resources and research" Behaviour Lead, Further Education College

Available Training Days

Thanks to funding, attendance at this training is free of charge for teachers.

Location Date  
Thursday 9 November 2023,  9:30am - 4pm  
Thursday 16 November 2023, 9:30am - 4pm  

Training Objectives

  • Explore definitions of wellbeing, framed around the 5 Ways to Wellbeing and nature connectedness
  • Experience pupil-facing activities focused on growing purposefully to enhance children’s wellbeing
  • Work together on solution-focused approaches that will encourage growing and nature connectedness in schools to support wellbeing
  • Share best practice, discuss issues arising and network with fellow course participants

Extra resources


We celebrated the launch of our new Roots to Wellbeing CPD course with a webinar! Catch up with our panel of experts and find out how to support wellbeing in your school. 

Wellbeing activities

Use our five activities to support children and young people’s wellbeing through growing and nature-based practical activities in school.