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Manny & Isaac

Isaac’s brother took his own life at the age of 19. Isaac and his friend Manny talk about getting support from school, family and friends and how gender can influence the support people receive.

CLANGERS for Wellbeing

Primary School children talk about CLANGERS, an acronym for some excellent health advice – Connect, Learn, Be Active,Notice, Give Back, Eat Well, Relax and Sleep.

Back to school

After the Coronavirus Pandemic children are heading back to school. In this film a group of Primary School girls and boys share their feelings, hopes and concerns.

Girls in Mind

Girls from different schools and settings discuss gender stereotypes, how it’s easier for girls to get help with mental health issues, and how girls and boys can support each other.

Coast to Coast

In October 2019, 26 students from Beechen Cliff School took on the Devon Coast Cycle Challenge to raise money for Boys in Mind, here’s their journey. 

Finding the courage to speak

Gabe and Alex discuss the difficulty of being able to share their experiences and struggles with others and how talking about them can help.

Hamish

Hamish talks about the importance of getting help from friends and professionals

It's good to talk

Gabe talks about an assembly at Beechen Cliff school, Bath, where they shared personal testimonies of both teachers and pupils talking about their struggles with low mental health. Alex talks about the changes within the school where it is now ok to talk.

A Selection of Film Highlights

Our composite film includes a selection of extracts from the Boys in Mind film project. See below to watch the full versions…  

Finn & Jackson. Primary Champions

Finn and Jackson are the first two primary champions for Boys in Mind. In this film they talk about some of the things that they do.

St Mary’s Project Soothe

Looking at photographs can make us feel calm and soothe us. The pupils and staff of St Mary’s were offered the opportunity to take a photograph of something or someone which made them happy and soothed them.

Farmborough Church School

Children from Farmborough Church School Equalities Team explore gender stereotypes.

What parents do well to support their children

A group of children from Paulton School near Bath talk to family members about difficult times, and how both children and adults can be helped to get through them.

Cameley Legends

A  group of year 6 boys at Cameley School decided to design and lead a series of events that would benefit themselves  their school andtheir  community.

Outdoor play

Pupils from Paulton Junior School talk about the impact of outdoor play on boys.

What does it mean to be a boy?

Daniel, Josh and Finn talk about being a boy, dealing with bullying and where they go to get support when they are feeling down.

Mendip Studio School

A group of students and their teacher talk about why their school is a safe and accepting  place to be and how the school community strives for Equality and Equity.

Finding Help

Harvey, Reuben and Patrick, students at St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon, talk about some of the issues and challenges facing young people and the importance of asking for help.

Boys don't cry

Gabe and Alex talk about how hard it is for boys to cry and to show their vulnerability.

Race Equality in Schools

Boys in Mind, Black Families Education Support Group & B&NES Council have been working in partnership with young people in secondary schools to explore what their schools are doing to promote race equality and challenge racism.  

Tanners Walk - A Community To Be Proud Of

The residents of Tanners Walk in Twerton, Bath, have made this film themselves about what makes their community special and the people who support them to make their street a happy place for families and children to live.

Eli - Black Lives Matter

This film explores the racism and trauma experienced and observed by five young people from the Bath & North East Somerset area . They discuss the murder of George Floyd, the lasting effects of racism, the importance of the BLM movement and what they feel needs to change.

Boys don't cry

Gabe and Alex talk about how hard it is for boys to cry and to show their vulnerability.

Race Equality in Schools

Boys in Mind, Black Families Education Support Group & B&NES Council have been working in partnership with young people in secondary schools to explore what their schools are doing to promote race equality and challenge racism.  

Iain

Iain and his partner have been fostering for nearly 10 years.  They have  two long term children who will be with them until they leave home.

Andy

Andy has been fostering with his wife for over 10 years.  This film is about some of the reasons why he does it.

Andrew

Andrew has been fostering with his partner Iain for nearly 10 years.  Sometimes the two boys they have can be difficult but it is still rewarding.

Dr. Jay Stewart

Dr Jay Stewart, CEO Gendered Intelligence, talks about the acceptance of his daughters and the importance of sharing his experience of being a trans man.

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