Wellbeing Award for Schools

In partnership with National Children's Bureau, we were awarded the nationally recognised Wellbeing Award for Schools in July 2019.  The award focuses on promoting the emotional wellbeing of both staff and pupils. 

The award:

  • Promotes mental health as part of everyday school life

  • Improves the emotional wellbeing of staff and pupils

  • Identifies mental health problems early and offer appropriate support

  • Ensures people know the importance of mental health awareness

  • Includes opinions and suggestions from parents, pupils and staff​

In November last year an anonymous questionnaire was sent out to all parents on Seesaw.  Staff and children in school (Years 3,4,5,&6) also completed the questionnaire.  By clicking on the buttons below you can see all of the responses.

After analysing the responses from the whole school community an Action Plan was put together, which can be viewed by clicking below

Change Team

We have an appointed Change Team who are dedicated to working towards and promoting the award

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Mrs D Greenwell
Teaching Assistant

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Mrs C Murphy
PSHCE Lead

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Mr Davis
Parent Governor

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Mrs C Tennant
Inclusion Manager

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Mrs J Woodward
Teaching Assistant

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Mrs Bland
Parent Governor

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Mrs S Trundley
Headteacher

5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing

An assembly on Wednesday 24th April by the School Council launched the 5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing approach that Westmoor are promoting.

Each class had a PSHCE lesson to talk about how they could use the 5 steps to help themselves develop their emotional wellbeing.  The School Council designed a poster that can be seen around school.   Look at the NHS site below for more details of the 5 steps approach.

School Council Assembly

The children and staff were reminded of the Wellbeing Award for Schools and the importance of our emotional health as well as our physical health. See the introduction powerpoint here

Wellbeing Award for Schools

The school Council then unveiled their poster design shown above and spoke about each of the 5 steps to mental wellbeing and how we can help ourselves to be emotionally healthy and happy. 

The award accreditation lasts until 2022 when we will seek to renew our commitment to the wellbeing of all children, staff and parents. 

 

 If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please email cath.tennant@ntlp.org.uk

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