While school is closed and staff and are working from home please see updated links and suggestions for staying mentally well. These can be found to the right.

Coping with Stress
Supporting your mental health while working from home
Helping children cope with stress
national online safety

Nadiya:
Anxiety and Me

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Fans, players and the future king discuss mental health

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Developing a ‘Digitally Healthy’ household

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At Christopher Whitehead Language College and Sixth Form, we recognise the importance of looking after the physical health of our students and staff, but also the promotion of their mental well-being as having equal importance. We call this awareness Mental Wealth.

As such, we are aiming to:

  • prioritise the mental wealth of all of the school: staff and students
  • build up a ‘treasure chest’ of resources to develop resilience in situations where needed
  • teach adults and students ‘how to cope’ with the pressures we feel day-to-day and in a wider context
  • be a school that listens to all
  • develop staff confidence in dealing with issues with students and colleagues, helping them to recognise when it is a professional issue.
  • promote understanding that ‘observation’ is key to identifying issues early.

KOOTH

https://kooth.com/

Kooth is a free online service that offers emotional and mental health support for children and young people. When you sign up you can choose an avatar, which helps to keep you safe and anonymous. You can have a “drop-in” chat with a counsellor or therapist or book a one-to-one session.
Kooth’s counsellors and therapists are available until 10pm, 365 days a year. You can talk to other young people anonymously on the forums whenever you like, and keep an online journal.


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