WATCH: WHS wins GOLD in national awards for wellbeing

Wycombe High School has won a national gold award for promoting better mental health in the workplace.

The honour was bestowed on the school by the mental health charity MIND, who reserve their gold award for employers who have “successfully embedded mental health into their policies and practices, demonstrating a long-term and in-depth commitment to staff mental health”.

Wycombe High’s Human Resources Manager, Margaret Brookling said “We’re delighted to have won gold in these prestigious awards, especially this year”.

Headteacher, Sharon Cromie, added: “Congratulations to Maggie. It is wonderful to get this recognition for her hard work and the school’s determination to prioritise the promotion of better mental health as the cornerstone of our wellbeing strategy.”

Congratulating the school, Paul Farmer, CEO of MIND said: “To achieve Gold means an organisation has successfully embedded mental health into its policies and practices”.

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