Being able to:
–Develop psychologically, emotionally, creatively, intellectually and spiritually
–Initiate develop and sustain mutually satisfying personal relationships
–Use and enjoy solitude
–Become aware of others and empathise with them
–Play and learn
–Develop a sense of right and wrong
–Resolve problems and setbacks and learn from them
Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health: understanding the lifetime impacts – Mental Health Foundation
The Talking Mental Health animation aims to give children:
This leaflet provides simple advice and guidance to parents and carers about how to make conversations about their child's feelings part of everyday conversation.
It features an introduction from Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge who supported the "You're never too young to talk mental health campaign stating the campaign's resources "demonstrate how we can help children express their feelings, respond appropriately, and prevent small problems from snowballing into bigger ones."
Build a Community We work with parents and have staff as mentors for vulnerable students. We have trained peer mediators who are trained to resolve conflict in the playground. We provide a variety of extracurricular social activities for pupils which has been shown to help have a positive impact on students, by providing a space for them to work through their emotions and develop strategies to address their challenges.
These photos show some of the resources we use in school to support good mental health and enable pupils to be aware of their emotions.
A free website full of advice and support for parents and young people with specific mental health and life events which might be impacting on their well being
Christmas is not always exciting for everyone for all kinds of reasons. This mental health charity, Young Minds, has a range of resources to help what can be a difficult time of year.
Well-being advent Calendar https://youngminds.
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
Winston's Wish is the UK's childhood bereavement charity. We support children and their familiesafter the death of a parent or sibling.
Explore and understand the mental health issues that affect young people with these online courses from FutureLearn.