To ensure that through the promotion of positive emotional health and wellbeing, pupils are helped to understand and express their feelings, build their confidence and emotional resilience and therefore their capacity to learn.
To increase the awareness and understanding and reduce stigma amongst children, staff and parents/carers of issues involving the emotional health and wellbeing of young people and to provide support at an early stage to anyone who is or appears to be suffering from mental health issues.
Promoting positive emotional health and wellbeing
The culture at Crosshill School promotes children’s positive emotional health and wellbeing and avoids stigma by:
- Having a whole-school approach to promoting positive emotional health and wellbeing within an ethos of high expectations and constant support.
- Having a committed staff community that sets a whole school culture of positive emotional health and wellbeing, support and value.
- Having a robust regime of continuing professional development (CPD) for staff.
- Having a change team involving children, staff, governors and parents.
- Working closely with children, staff, parents and carers.
- Whole school promotion of building individual wellbeing skills, resilience, self-esteem and confidence.