Mental Health and Wellbeing
Welcome to our Mental Health And Wellbeing page.
What does Intuition do to help emotional and mental wellbeing?
- Mental health and wellbeing forms part of the overall school development plan to improve the school experience for all students.
- Our mission…
- 'Childhood education is a precious time that should be fun and nurturing. It is our mission to empower and inspire learners to enjoy education and seek their own true potential'
- Anti-bullying initiatives are delivered throughout the the year
- Students see Tutors every morning and have the opportunity to discuss any concerns.
- “Nurture” is the biggest part of our school day
- The school is part of the Camhs in school strategy and has access to mental health practitioners for students/parents or staff to talk too
- Staff have ongoing training and our supported by our systemic and solution focused practitioner
- Students complete questionnaires about whether they feel safe and have someone they can talk to.
- All student have a weekly visit to a farm and take part in animal assisted therapy
- The school has a Safeguarding Lead Emma and Deputy Safeguard Lead Clare who students can talk to.
- The school has a Newly developed student voice to discuss issues and concerns that the Students can bring to a meeting with a member of the Leadership Group.
- There is a flow diagram for support shown during Tutor time.
- We have a Mental Health and well-being Policy and action plan.
- We have a Safeguarding Policy.
- We have an Anti-Bullying Policy.
- All staff have training to ensure that they understand the signs of students suffering from mental health issues.
- Key topics to promote wellbeing are covered in assembly and tutor groups, including Child Sexual Exploitation, anti-bullying, radicalisation, social skills, friendship groups, e-safety, body image, drugs and alcohol, bereavement (Dove counselling), positive thinking, mindfullness, resilience etc
- Mental health organisations work with students inside and outside of school, eg. Changes, Younger Minds, CAMHS etc. These are detailed on the back page of this booklet.
- The school refers students to the school nurse for extra support and may complete an Early Help Assessment for any concerns that may need another organisation involved
If you have any questions or concerns over your child’s emotional wellbeing and mental health at school, please contact the well-being lead Clare. Further support can be found -
Contacts for external support agencies linked to mental health:
Changes – http://www.changes.org.uk/
Young Minds – https://youngminds.org.uk
CAMHS – https://www.combined.nhs.uk/
Other contacts for support:
Childline – https://www.childline.org.
Samaritans — https://www.samaritans.org/
Staffordshire First Response — 08001313126