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Wellbeing Award

Eastcroft Park are very proud to announce that we have successfully gained the Wellbeing Award for Schools!

This award is in place from now (2021) until 2024. We would like to thank everyone who got involved in the process!

Wellbeing Awards for Schools (WAS) from Optimus Education.

 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) define good mental health and wellbeing as: "Mental
health is not just the absence of mental disorder. It is defined as a state of well-being in which
every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can
work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community"

 

Eastcroft Park are working to achieve the Wellbeing Award for Schools this year (2020-21). This award will show our dedication and commitment to improving the wellbeing and mental health of all members of our school community, including parents and staff. We believe that mental health is just as important at physical health, and it is all of our responsibility to ensure we look after ourselves and others. Our aim is to give our children and their families as much support as possible, helping them to stay mentally healthy and breaking the negative stigma that surrounds mental health.

 

 

If you would like to read more about Mental Health or Wellbeing, please visit the following sites:

Mental Health training from Educational Psychologist

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Online video for parents about mental health in children (general) with a focus on anxiety. This workshop is offered by our local Ed Psych.

Mental Health training for parents from Ed Psych (PDF document of video)

Eastcroft Park's Wellbeing Change Team

Our change team in school are responsible for gathering information and driving change. We implement new ideas and strategies to improve the wellbeing of all members of our school community. Meet our change team below!

Eastcroft Park's Wellbeing Champions

Meet our Eastcroft Park Wellbeing Champions!

Our Wellbeing Champions are Y1-6 elected pupils who work alongside the Change Team to improve the wellbeing of others. Their responsibilities include:

  • Working with pupils during playtime/lunchtime to settle disagreements.
  • Acting as a 'buddy' to any pupils who feel they need support, or someone kind to talk to.
  • Working with the Change Team to discuss any concerns from their class.

 

Online Training Courses

Please see the following links if you are interested in learning more about mental health and wellbeing in children and adults. Please note: some of these courses may need payment. Please read all information on the website before booking!

We understand that mental health issues can affect anyone and everyone at some point in their lives. If you, or someone you love, is struggling with poor mental health or emotional wellbeing, we are here to help in any way that we can. 

Please take a look at the following useful websites and links below. These websites are mostly mental health charities and helplines, who can provide support should you feel you need it. 

Useful Websites and Links

Please use the following links to find out more about what charities and organisations there are to help with children and adult mental health issues.

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