Wellbeing & Mental Health
We are committed to the emotional wellbeing of our school community and there are a range of activities and links to support this listed below:-
Information for Adults (Parent / Carer and Staff):-
Your GP can refer your child to TAMHS (Targeted Mental Health Service) and CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service). Please see these links for further help:-
Click here for NHS advice
There is also a charity called One Eighty which can help schools and parents. This includes behaviour and students with high vulnerability and includes two free prevention projects (primary mental health resilience programme – Make me smile and Innerviews a programme for children who have experienced complex life situations).
Click here for a link to One Eighty
The Dock Swindon – an online resource which covers a wide variety of different issues such as anxiety, health, relationships, feelings and get active
Rethink mental illness – Advice, information and support groups in your area. – 01793 642378
Anxiety UK – Helping people who have anxiety, fear or panic which impact upon their lives
OCD UK – Helping people who have obsessions and compulsions which have a daily impact on their lives.
Help with eating disorders
About the Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS)
Developed in partnership with NCB, this whole-school award focuses on ensuring effective practice and provision is in place that promotes the emotional wellbeing and mental health of both staff and pupils.
The award has a focus on changing the long-term culture of a school, and embedding an ethos where mental health is regarded as the responsibility of all.
To achieve this award schools will be expected to demonstrate how they:
- Show their commitment to promoting mental health as part of school life
- Improve the emotional wellbeing of their staff and pupils
- Ensure mental health problems are identified early and appropriate support provided
- Offer provision and interventions that matches the needs of its pupils and staff
- Engage the whole school community in the importance of mental health awareness
- Capture the views of parents, pupils and teachers on mental health issues
Date this page was last modified: 15 March 2021