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brightcore consultancy is a dynamic and forward thinking training and consultancy provider run by lead consultant, Oliver Welsby. Oliver has extensive experience as both a DSL and a Mental Health Lead and has been leading training and workshops in these fields for staff, students and governors since 2012. He is known for his dynamic, authentic and non-judgemental approach to all aspects of his delivery.


What We Offer


mental health and Wellbeing

We offer wellbeing and mindfulness training, support and consultancy for educational organisations and businesses. 


We provide you with a range of resources to ensure that you and your organisation stay informed and up to date. 

This was a really good course with great practical information and advice for me to deploy in my workplace. I would definitely recommend it.
— D. McEvilly, SENDCO, St. John’s C of E Middle School

I was impressed with Oliver’s depth of knowledge and ability to pull relevant and current research together to form a coherent and informative overview of mental health issues for young people.
— Charlotte Krivosic – Chair of WSCB Practitioner's Network
The material, resources and activities provided were all practical, well researched and most informative. The presentation was well paced, well presented and the atmosphere was most conducive. I am leaving this training with renewed energy, with validation and recognition that every child is a world on their own worthy of all we have got, to give them every chance of succeeding in life.
— Michele Gluck, Headteacher Beth Jacob Grammar School
The course covered sensitive material in a way that made you feel comfortable and capable of doing the role and knowing you will have an impact.
— Katie Jennings, Headteacher & DSL-MH, Mission Grove Primary School
The DSL-MH Course was extensively researched and delivered. I truly felt that I was in the hands of an expert. A genuine professional development experience.
— Will Berridge DSL-MH, Bishop Challoner School
This course gave me a great insight into the ever-increasing issues around Mental Health and Wellbeing. It provided valuable knowledge and resources to review our current practice and ideas to implement change.
— Tammy Nicholls, DSL-MH, Zenith Multi-Academy Trust


We offer safeguarding training, support and consultancy for educational organisations and businesses. 


Find out about the variety of training courses we offer, from Whole School, INSET, one-to-one, workshops and online. 

Oliver is such a knowledgeable presenter with lots of examples which really illustrate the importance of the course content.
— Charlotte Mondon-Lines Assistant Headteacher, Haybridge High School.
Oliver is incredibly knowledgeable and delivered the training in a very engaging way, encouraging people to think and talk about mental health in both the adult and child world.
— Angela Eason, Training and Development Adviser, Worcestershire Safeguarding Children’s Board
This was a really comprehensive and informative training course with lots of opportunities to consider how to apply principles to my own setting. I feel galvanized and ready to start introducing new initiatives in my school and developing a positive whole-school ethos.
— Della Sullivan, DSL-MH & SENCO, Maybury Primary School
Honestly the best training I’ve attended to date. So much quality information to work with!
— Sally Steel DSL-MH, Sir John Talbot School
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— Hope K.
This has been a highly interesting, informative, and relevant training course that will add to our practice and launch the DSL-MH role.
— Charlotte Axbey DSL-MH, The Vineyard School
The DSL-MH Course was incredibly thorough; covering all aspects of the role. I thoroughly recommend it!
— Andrew Day, Headteacher, The Unicorn School.
The two-day course provided a huge amount of information and was well presented – I would have liked it to have been longer.
— Lucy Meyer, Headteacher, Lloyd Williamson Schools