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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Week  -  9th-15th May 2022

Loneliness and its Impact on Mental Health 

The Mental Health Support Teams have provided the resources below for pupils and students, parents and carers, and school staff.  Please take a look at them for more information.

Loneliness School Pack Loneliness Guide for Pupils Loneliness Guide for Staff Loneliness Guide for Parents and Caregivers Loneliness School Posters

Music for self-care school resources

Please see below links to training opportunities provided by MHST which is available to parents/carers and young people.  The links will take you directly to the site where you can find out more about the events and book onto the online training workshops quickly and easily.  


03/03/2022 Mental Health Awareness (Parent/Carer) 18:00-19:30


15/03/2022 Self-esteem (Secondary/College Pupils) 16:00-17:30


05/04/2022 Parent & Child Worry (Parent/Carer) 10:00-11:30


14/04/2022 Exam Stress (Secondary/College Pupils) 13:00-14:30


26/04/2022 Healthy Living (Staff & Parent/Carer) 15:30-17:00

We understand that managing change and transition can be difficult and may have an influence on our mental health and wellbeing. Please see the poster below for some top tips on looking after our mental health when experiencing change and transition. We hope you find this useful on your return to school after the summer holidays.

Supporting Parents Helpfinder (Young Minds)

Times are tough for many people right now. Parents find themselves pulled in many different directions and children may be struggling being in the house for so much longer than usual.

A mixture of concern about COVID-19, working from home and children being at home, along with a possible financial impact, can make for a stressful household.

Young Minds have created a useful 'Supporting Parents Helpfinder'. By answering six questions, parents can find out how to support their child's mental health during the pandemic, and beyond.

Find the help finder here:


Young Minds have also created this useful poster highlighting ways to give support to children when they have angry feelings or outbursts and may help families start a conversation and talk about each other’s feelings.




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Apps for Mental Health and Wellbeing

These apps help to support mental health, wellbeing, calming techniques, mindfulness, scheduled breaks and promoting good sleep habits.

The apps are mostly free, some of which offer in-app purchases.

Dreamy Kid




Sesame Street – Breathe, Think, Do


Mindful Powers


Chill Panda


Mindful Gnats


Smiling Mind




Sleep Town




All the above apps are recommended by the Department for Education

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