Mental Well Being

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At Date Palm Primary School, we are committed to supporting the mental health and well being of our pupils, parents and staff. We understand that everyone experiences challenges in their lives and these changes can make us vulnerable and in need of emotional support.

At Date Palm Primary We

  • help pupils to understand their emotions and feelings

  • help pupils feel comfortable with sharing any concerns or worries

  • help pupils to form and maintain relationships

  • promote self esteem and ensure pupils know that they are valued

  • help pupils to develop resilience

Some Useful Links

MindEd’s advice and resources for families on supporting children’s mental health

Mentally Healthy Schools: tools to support an emotional check-in with pupils.

Mentally Healthy Schools: an anxiety thermometer as a wellbeing measurement tool

Public Health England Every Mind Matters: Looking After Your Mental Health Resources aims to support everyone to feel more confident in taking action to look after their mental health and wellbeing by promoting a range of self-care actions.

BBC’s wellbeing resources for families

Cruse Bereavement Care: Coronavirus, Bereavement and Grief online information, advice and support. Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Centre for Mental Health: Supporting Mental Health during Covid-19: a brief guide

The Young Minds website – provides online information on COVID-19 and mental health support to children and young people.

Refuge’s National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247 Online live chat

NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000