Mental Health and Wellbeing for Pupils
Supporting Pupil Well-Being and Mental Health
"One in five children will experience a mental health difficulty at least once during their first 11 years, and many adults with lifetime mental health issues can trace their symptoms back to childhood" source: https://www.place2be.org.uk/media/10046/Childrens_Mental_Health_Week_2016_report.pdf
At Nancy Reuben Primary School, the Head Teacher and staff are being proactive in supporting children. Here are some of the things we offer:
In 2019/20, we will continue working with Norwood to deliver two programmes in school. Heads Up Kids a programme for Year 3 and Year 4 and the Norwood Step Up Walk Tall Programme
Butterfly Kidz is a programme we have been delivering in Year 2 since September 2018.
The NSPCC delivered the Speak Up, Stay Safe programme in October 2018 for all children in Reception to Year 6. Soren Bennick's special assembly "The Power of One"was delivered at school during Anti Bullying Week on 14th November 2018 for Reception to Year 6. Open View Education will be running anti-bullying workshops on Tuesday 26th November 2019.
Supporting physical and mental health - The Daily Mile is a programme we launched in October 2019 where children of all ages are encouraged to run or walk a mile a day( 13 x round the playground!!) Click here to listen to the Rabbi Conway's interview with Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio London about our school-wide Daily Mile initiative.
Our Inclusions Leader Mrs Daniela Grossman is a trained Mental Health First Aider
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