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HAWES DOWN PRIMARY SCHOOL WELLBEING HUB
At Hawes Down Primary School everyone’s Mental Health and Wellbeing is a Priority
- To promote positive mental health and wellbeing for all children and staff.
- To make mental health and wellbeing something that everyone can talk about.
- To provide for the mental health and wellbeing of both children and staff through a range of methods and resources.
All staff members have a responsibility to support and promote children’s and staff’s mental health and wellbeing. There are certain staff members who have a specific role within Hawes Down Primary School:
Designated Safeguarding Lead – Ms Bretherick
Deputy Safeguarding Leads - Mrs Whiteman, Miss Dales, Mrs Chapman
Family Liaison Officer - Miss Dales
Inclusion Leader/SENCO - Mrs Rowedder
Personal Development lead [PSHE/RSE] – Ms John
Personal Development team – Mrs McSavage, Ms Bradbury
Mental Health Leads - Mrs Rowedder/Miss Dales
SENCO Assistant – Mrs Fraser
ELSA’s (Emotional Literacy Support Assistants) – Mrs Dingle, Mrs Papie, Mrs Dixon, Mrs Hancox
Mental Health First Aiders – Mrs Rowedder, Mrs Fraser, Mrs Papie, Miss Hancox, Mrs Owlett
Pastoral dog - Elsie
Support for Children
Mental health and wellbeing is an integral part of life at Hawes Down Primary School. This is arranged from a universal level support to a more personalised and specialist support.
Universal offer includes:
Access to members of the Pastoral Team
Access to sensory room
Zones of Regulation embedded throughout the school
Bromley Y – workshops for Years 4/5/6 on anxieties and worries/ transition
NSPCC speak out, stay safe visits: Year 5 and 6 workshops
NSPCC whole school assembly
Worry boxes/monsters in each classroom
1:1 sessions with members of the Pastoral Team
Signposting for children/parents to outside agencies e.g. Bromley Childen’s Project, Bromley Y, Bromley Young Carers, Bereavement support
Mental health and wellbeing is embedded in our school curriculum in many different subject areas including PSHE and RSE
Wellbeing surveys are carried out yearly as part of the PSHE curriculum. These are analysed carefully and appropriate support is put into place for individuals/groups as required
Assemblies cover mental health topics throughout the year.
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Zones of Regulation
Winston's Wish - Specialist Bereavement Support Services
Winston's Wish support children and young people after the death of parent or sibling. They can be contacted via their Freephone National Helpline on 08088 020 021 for advice and guidance.
Please click here to visit their website.