Mental Health & Wellbeing
Our school is part of the Link Project (Ormiston Families) and we have one member of staff that have undertaken training to recognise mild to moderate mental health problems in children who attend our school.
In consultation with parents and teachers, the trained members of staff are able to submit referrals to Specialist Mental Health Services so that children can receive the support that they need.
- Mental Health Champion - Mrs Sarah Carter
If you have any concerns about your child’s emotional well-being or mental health that you would like to discuss please contact the school office, ask to speak to Mrs Carter and an appointment will be arranged.
Handle with Care
If your family is experiencing difficulties at home, we would like to provide additional support at school. We understand that you are not always able to share details and that’s okay.
If your child is coming to school after a difficult night, morning or weekend, please email “Handle with Care” with your child’s name and class. Nothing else will be said or asked. This will let us know that your child may need extra time, patience or help during the day.
Healthy Schools Award
We are delighted to have been granted the Healthy Schools Award and work hard to ensure that our academy is taking steps to improve our pupil's health and wellbeing. Our offer includes:
- Physical activity
- Healthy eating
- Mental Health and Wellbeing
- Leading and supporting staff
- Engaging with parents/carers
- Reviewing policies – relating to Safety, Relationships, Sex and Health Education.
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