Mental Health and Wellbeing at St. Paul's
Our mental health and wellbeing at St. Paul's is theologically rooted:
1 Corinthians 13:13
Love yourself, Love others and live well
At St. Paul's we have a special approach to supporting children and the school community with their Mental Health and Wellbeing. We want to give our community faith that we can support mental health; hope that those receiving this nurture and care will find light in their lives to shine and make a difference to themselves and others; and ultimately be able to floursih and learn how to love to live well.
This is strongly rooted iin our Vision particularly spiritually, where we want to help our children to love themselves, to love each other and live well. We aim to encourage all children to be resilient, confident, kind and conscientious individuals who celebrate their differences and can support each other positively through their school journey.
Our school Mental Health and Well Being Team is:
Please find our mental health policy below.
The next mental health awareness week 2024 is 21-24th May 2024
The theme is ' Anxiety'
The next mental health awareness week is 15th-21st may 2023
The theme is 'Anxiety'
The next Mental Health Awareness week is 10-16th May 2021
The theme is ' Connect with Nature'
Please find out more on this link:
Child Mental Health Awareness week: 1st - 9th February 2021
Please view this fantastic Resource for mental Health awareness week.
The theme is Express Yourself
Origami is a great resource for well-being. Try some of these activities here:
Paper dog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD4Gv3s3QH8
Paper heart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9WV4Mm0En8
Paper butterfly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glprCZujOeY
Try this very short story to express yourself for young children:
Resources for parents and carers:
Try to learn these songs with the words on the screen: Rattle some keys or tap the back of a saucepan.
If you want to be you : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzy1O3NOE4s
Express Yourself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKpVM9QQzIs
Mental Health and Well-being
Useful Information for Parents Supporting their child during this difficult time:
Practical Help to support Parents:
Short video to explain how to use the resources below:
1. Well-being activities
Creating a routine:
Our Feelings diary:
Dealing with change:
Ways to feel better:
SEN resources visuals to support children and emotions
2. Resilience Building activities
What makes a good friend
Dealing with Anger
Change and Loss