Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
Blakedown Church of England Primary School
Mental health is a state of well-being in which every individual realises 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. (World Health Organization)
In our school our Christian vision shapes all we do -
Blakedown's Values and Vision Statement:
At Blakedown C.E. Primary through our Christian ethos and curriculum opportunities, we build foundations for the future and develop all rounded children who:
In addition we aim to promote positive mental health for every member of our staff and pupil body. We pursue this aim using universal (whole school approaches), targeted and specialised approaches supported by the emotional health and wellbeing pathway.
In addition to promoting positive mental health and wellbeing, we aim to recognise and respond to need as it arises. By developing and implementing practical, relevant and effective mental health and wellbeing policies and procedures we can promote a safe and stable environment for pupils affected both directly, and indirectly by mental health and wellbeing issues.