"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 Organisation)
We take the mental health and wellbeing of our Smithills family very seriously. Our role is to:
Create an environment that supports learning, promoting the health and wellbeing of members of the Smithills family
Ensure that we all feel safe and supported, and build resilience to life’s challenges.
Build relationships with our pupils that allows them to trust and talk openly with adults about their problems
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS POSTER
Bekindtomymind is a Bolton campaign to help reduce the stigma around mental health.
The local message to young people, parents and carers who are struggling with their mental health is that "it's ok to talk!"
Click the image below to access information and support for young people and parents/carers.
PATHWAY OF SUPPORT
Graduated strategies that we use to support the mental health and well-being of our students strategies that we use.
MENTAL HEALTH CHAMPIONS
ASSISTANT VICE PRINCIPAL, SENCO - MRS MORRIS
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHOOL COUNSELLOR - MRS HASTIE
Email - email@example.com
MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING - MRS WORSLEY
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
KS3 INTERVENTION MANAGER - MISS MALIK
Email - email@example.com