At our school we are committed to helping all our pupils and staff in their well being and aim for good mental health. We promote discussions about mental health and strategies that may help individuals with this. Below you can find a variety of contacts and links that you can access if you would like to find out any more information about this area.
We all have mental health, just like we all have physical health and we need to learn how to look after this too.
bit.ly/sa-learning (access code JON70)
Just One Number- 0300 300 0123
Parentline (text message service) 07520 631590
We are constantly striving to see how we can improve the mental health of the children in our school. The week commencing 3rd February is children’s mental health week. We will be discussing this is school and enjoying a variety of activities. I have added below, a list of websites that offer information on this topic that you may find helpful.
Website offering information, advice and practical resources www.mentallyhealthyschools.org
Advice and information to help improve understanding of mental health problems and how parents and carers can best support their families www.mindedforfamilies.org.uk
Promoting emotional resilience- a resource pack www.schools.westsussex.gov.uk
Successfully managing anxiety: information for children and young people www.southglos.gov.uk
The anxious child. A booklet for parents and carers wanting to know more about anxiety in children and young people www.mentalhealth.org/publications/anxiouschild
Information about anxiety www.youngminds.org
We also have a variety of books in school that can be lent out to children/families. If you are interested in looking at any of these or have any questions, please feel free to speak to Mrs Goodhew within school.