Lets Go Beyond LIVE Series 1 took place during the UK’s first ever mental health and wellbeing festival for schools. This festival, Now and Beyond on Inside Out Day 2021 was hosted during (and in repsonse to) the pandemic.
Over 500 000 parents, teachers and students benefitted from mental health support and resources.

Re-watch our live events:

In conversation with Katie Piper and Dave Chawner

Details: Mental health campaigner and comedian, Dave Chawner, talks mental health and wellbeing with Katie Piper.

Age: 11+

Art with Hart Club

Details: A drawing activity inspired by imagined animals. All you need to take part is a pen, paper and your imagination. Suitable for children with SEND.

Age: All welcome

Brain boost with Bow-Wowza featuring CBeebies presenters Rebecca Keatley and Katy Ashworth

Details: Join CBeebies presenters Rebecca Keatley, Katy Ashworth and our favourite comedy canines for a lesson on gratitude and kindness.

Age: 3-11

Keep Fit for Mind and Body with Dame Kelly Holmes

Details: Join Dame Kelly Holmes for a short Q&A followed by a 15 minute workout to warm up our bodies.

Age: All welcome

In Conversation with the Amy Winehouse Foundation

Details: Programme director Joe Sheerer talks about the work of the Amy Winehouse Foundation and his journey back from addiction.

Age: 14+

Mindfulness with Friends from Mindful Music

Details: Singer and songwriter Joe Holtaway, along with his chums, leads kids on a short relaxation followed by a song on mindfulness for all to join in with.

Age: All welcome

Happy tips for your Happy Space

Details: In this video, the Happy Space team talk us through how to use their digital wellbeing guidebook at home and what their favourite tips and tools for looking after your mental wellbeing are. Also, head of marketing Char Ingle sits down with the charity’s founder, Nader Dehdashti, to learn more about Happy Space and the ingredients of the digital guidebook.

Age: 7-11

Resilience with Bloom

Details: Join the team from Mental Health UK as they introduce us to their young people’s mental health programme, Bloom. Plus, they teach us tools to help us become more resilient.

Age: 12+

Teacher Wellbeing in the Current Climate by Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Details: In order to effectively support the mental health and wellbeing of pupils, we also need to ensure that we support the mental health and wellbeing of school staff. Dr Rina Bajaj (counselling psychologist AFNCCF) and Monisha Jefcut (training manager schools team AFNCCF) will outline practical tools for promoting and supporting staff wellbeing in schools and colleges and will be framed in evidence from the cognitive behavioural model.

How to be Happy with The Speakmans

Details: How to think & feel happier and calmer, and take a step outside our comfort zone with ITV’s in-house therapists, Nik and Eva Speakman.

Age: 7-11

#LetsGoBeyond LIVE with Katie Thistleton, Dr Radha, Ben West, Alexis Caught and Shocka

Details: Join Katie, Radha, Ben, Shocka and Alexis as they start a national conversation about teenage mental health in 2021. The panel shares their mental health challenges, how they coped during the pandemic as well as tips they’ve picked up along the way to help manage in times of great stress.

Age: 14+

Football and Mental Health with If U Care Share and Amber Stobbs, Luca Nelson, Cain Sykes and Charlie Kelman

Details: We explore the journey of 4 young athletes through football. The highs, the lows but most importantly using football as a voice to promote positive emotional wellbeing!

Age: 11+

In Conversation with Kate Silverton and Dr Dickon Bevington

Details: On 3rd February 2021 BBC Broadcaster and journalist Kate Silverton and Dr Dickon Bevington, medical director of the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families spoke at a webinar for parents and carers as part of Now and Beyond on Inside Out Day – the UKs first ever mental health festival for schools.

Age: 18+

To donate to provide long term support to schools and colleges, click here

We’re fundraising so schools can bring in urgent, interim mental health provisions.