Mental Health and Well-being

Advice for Student Wellbeing When Working From Home:

Accessing Help And Support At Home:

Emotional wellbeing and mental health support
Please find below a list of Emotional Wellbeing (EWB) and Mental Health sources of advice, consultation and support for students and their parents and carers. This is a summary.

Most of the general advice for professionals, parents, carers and young people can be found at:

Parents:
https://cumbriasafeguardingchildren.co.uk/LSCB/CSCP/covid19informationforfamiliesandparents.asp

Additional sources of advice and support:

Young Minds: The Young Minds Website has a parents and professionals section as well as advice and moderated blogs for young people and a free telephone. 
Parents Helpline Tel: 0808 802 5544.
https://www.youngminds.org.uk

Rise Above: Health and wellbeing website by Public Health England that covers everything including emotional wellbeing, friendships, self-care; also has games, videos etc.
https://riseabove.org.uk/ 

Kooth.com online support for young people: Kooth is a web-based confidential support service available to young people aged 11 to 18yrs, providing a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people. It offers the opportunity to have a text-based conversation with a qualified counsellor. 
Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed. Outside counselling hours’ young people can message our team and get support by the next day. Support can be gained through counselling and also articles, forums and discussion boards.  All content is age appropriate, clinically approved and fully moderated. 
To find out more visit www.Kooth.com  where young people can register and others can find out more about the service. 

5 – 19 School Age Public Health Nurse Practitioner Service: E-school Nurse it is now available for professionals AND parents across the age ranges – however it is about general health needs not just mental health.  5-19 PH Website – the team are constantly updating with information and ideas on their website.  https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/ph5to19/

Mindfulness For Students:

Well-being Pack:

Youth Alliance – Online Learning:

Students benefit from an education which enables them to move on to further success when they leave.

Ofsted 2018

Leaders have taken positive steps to widen pupils’ participation in the range of cultural, creative and sporting activities that take place beyond lessons, including for the significant proportion of pupils who do not live locally.

Ofsted 2018

Leaders have reviewed the curriculum, so that the courses offered match pupils’ needs and interests and prepare them for their next steps in education or employment effectively.

Ofsted 2018

Pupils’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development is effective.

Ofsted 2018

The strengthening of care and support has had a positive impact on most pupils. It was clearly visible when inspectors met pupils during the inspection. They demonstrated confidence as learners, and typically enjoyed positive interactions with one another and adults.

Ofsted 2018