Dear Deputy Head Teacher,

Have you chosen your school's Charity of the Year?

Beat the national eating disorders charity would like your help to sock it to eating disorders.

Young people, girls and boys, aged 12-20 are the most at risk of developing an eating disorder.  To help us raise funds and awareness of these serious mental illnesses you could:

  • Nominate Beat as your Charity of the Year
  • Hold a non-uniform day and donate the funds to Beat
  • Use our presentation and DVD to hold an Eating Disorders Awareness Assembly
  • Organise a ‘Silly Sock Day’ on Friday 27 February 2015

We will provide you with all the materials and support you need to make your event a success.

To find out more visit our website or email

Eating disorders training for schools and free self-esteem workshops
Beat can provide you with expert knowledge, education and training. Over 1.6 million men and women of all ages and backgrounds in the UK are affected by eating disorders and those you work with are most vulnerable. Our Educate Plus training is specifically for school staff, parents and pupils. If you are interested in finding out more please call 01603 753303 or email

Beat also work in partnership with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to provide free self-esteem workshops in schools across the UK. Aimed at 11-14 year olds, the workshops have been developed to tie in with key aspects of the PSHE curriculum at Key Stage 3 and the 3rd Level of the Curriculum for Excellence. The workshops are currently available until the end of 2014. To book a workshop fill in this form.

Need support?
Young people can call or email our Youthline for
support on 0845 634 7650

Teachers can call or email our Helpline for
advice on 0845 634 1414


Wensum House, 103 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, NR1 1DW.

Telephone: 0300 123 3355

Registered charity number 801343
Scottish Charity Number: SC039309