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Positive Mental Health

We firmly believe here at Wymondley that is very important to ensure that we do all that we can to ensure that everybody has positive mental health. This is reflected in our Catch-Up Strategy which can be accessed by clicking here.

 

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

Wymondley JMI pupils marked Children’s Mental Health Week 2022 by celebrating their own body positivity and uniqueness. Reception children considered their ‘Magic Hands’ and discussed how they use their hands to learn new skills and look after themselves. KS1 reflected on what they like about themselves and how their bodies help them to learn. KS2 wrote poetry to explore and express positive feelings about themselves.

 

The whole school enjoyed ‘Wellbeing through Exercise’ workshops from Challenge Sport Education. Focusing on ‘What healthy feels like’ and what our wonderful bodies can do. The children remembered positive body affirmations while exercising. We ended the week by joining in with Place to Be’s ‘Dress to Express’ day.

 

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

We hope the following website links will prove useful to you, your child and your family and there is no better place to start than highlighting to you how important connecting with nature is in improving your mental health. For more information on this please click here and to see it in action with a video of our own nesting birds on the school playground as their chicks hatched on Sunday 10th May please click here.

 

Books and reading materials can also be really beneficial in developing positive mental health and you can access a list of books for adults by clicking here. The same is also true for children and you can see a list of wellbeing books for children that are available at your local library by clicking here. To add to this there are still a range of mental health materials available from the Children’s Mental Health week in February which you can access by clicking here.

 

Below there are a number of different website links that will direct you to a range of Mental Health support and resources that you might find useful...

 

Children's Mental Health - Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters | One You (www.nhs.uk)

5 steps to mental wellbeing

Positive Parenting in stressful times: Ten Top Tips

Healthy Young Minds in Herts

Action for Happiness

 

Celebrating Body Positivity

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