#LetsGoBeyondLIVE is back for the third year running with a celeb packed lineup for you and your students.

Live events line up:

Surprise Celebrity Welcome

Details: Join us to hear from our celebrity friends as they welcome you to Now and Beyond 2023 with a special message.

Age: All

Duration: 4 minutes

I Love Me! by Marvyn Harrison

Details: I Love Me!  is a fun and empowering book of affirmations to help little ones stand tall. Written by Marvyn Harrison (founder of Dope Black Dads) and with art by award winning illustrator Diane Ewen , this upbeat book is perfect for sharing, easy to put into practice, and celebrates the very best in all of us.

Join Marvyn and his children for this beautiful reading where they will encourage your pupils to join in too!!

Age: 4-11 years

Duration: 12 minutes

Tips: this session could be great for carpet time. You could also use these activities to follow up.

Drug Of Art with celebrity friends

Details: An exclusively filmed workshop hosted by foot and mouth artist Alison Lapper MBE where celebrities and young people explored the impact of art on wellbeing. This session introduced them to a way of painting that they have never done before – by using only their feet and mouths!

Featuring celebrity guests and young people including Dr Zoe Williams, Hugh Harris, Beyond youth board member Antonio Ferreira and more.

Please note: mental health experiences are discussed. Ensure appropriate safeguarding is in place.

This is part of a wider project called the Drug of Art who are launching a competition on the 8th of February for anyone under 25 to enter! This is a huge opportunity to be able to have the chance to exhibit alongside 3 international artists. To enter and find out more, click here.

Age: 16-18 years

Duration: 14 minutes

Happy Confident Me TV – The Power of Optimism

Details: Emma Willis presents this programme by The Happy Confident Company where she takes you on a journey to discover your brain and learn one of the 10 Powers that can help you to be happier and more confident.

The Happy Confident Company believes that emotional intelligence and life skills such as self-belief, resilience and compassion are essential to help children thrive, and should be taught both in school and at home.

Age: 10-12 year olds

Duration: 12 minutes

Tips: we think this activity is a great way to continue the conversation about the power of optimism. We want to encourage you to provide space for your students to consider that whilst we work on positivity we also must work on accepting and validating all of our feelings.

Are You Man Enough?

Details: An interview between Beyond ambassador Shocka and Beyond youth board member Jeremy Lyons that addresses toxic masculinity and various intersections for boys that impact their mental health. Crucial listening for any young person, particularly male identifying students aged 13+. Featuring the powerful track Stigma by Shocka and new exclusive music video. Video produced by Beyond youth board member Louise Lyons and creatively directed by Jai Bedi. With enormous thanks to Evolve Hub and the other young people who took part.

Age: 13+

Duration: 30 minutes

Tips: this session discusses suicide and depression. Please ensure your students are safeguarded accordingly and signposted to relevant support services.

All Of Our Shadows

Details: Watch this multi award winning 7 minute film by the The All of Us Schools’ Campaign. All Of Our Shadows follows a day in the life of a young teenage boy as he deals with his daily worries and fears. Can he confide in his school mates and ask for help? Or will his fears win?

Age: 14-16 years

Duration: 14 minutes

Tips: we recommend this activity for students after watching the film.

Ask The Experts: Staff Wellbeing with Anna Freud Centre

Details:  This session will provide useful, practical advice and move away from the presentation style of the past and more towards providing vital tailored support for staff. Beyond Insider (mental health lead Alice Moore) will interview Monisha Jefcut, Training Manager for the Schools Team at the Anna Freud Centre, about staff wellbeing and asks YOUR questions.

This is a unique opportunity to seek advice on topics that you confront daily.

This session has been kindly sponsored by Kooth.

Age: All school staff

Duration: 45 minutes

Digital dependency: navigating your family’s relationship with tech

Details:  This session is designed to equip parents/carers/grown-ups with practical advice and knowledge to empower their children to enjoy healthy relationships with tech and social media. It confronts the elephant in the room that is – grown ups’ own relationships with tech. Addressing online harms, suicide prevention and careful scrolling, this is an invaluable discussion for anyone tuning in.

Please note: some distressing subjects will be covered in this session including suicide and self harm. 

Hosted by Ian Russell (Molly Rose Foundation) and features Carrie Longton (co-founder, Mumsnet), Manjit Sareen (co-founder, Natterhub), Ukaoma Uche (Papyrus suicide prevention charity) and 16 year old Kai Leighton (Beyond youth board member).

Age: Parents / Carers / Grown-ups

Duration: 60 minutes

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