What is Mental Health and Well-Being?
"Mental health is a state of mental well-being that enables people to cope with the
stresses of life, realise their abilities, learn well and work well, and contribute to their
World Health Organisation
At Holy Family, we lead a whole school approach to promoting positive mental health. We place importance on 5 key areas that can contribute to being mentally healthy: A healthy diet, taking part in physical activity, getting the right amount of sleep, creating a support network and understanding feelings and emotions. Our aim is for everyone at school to lead a positive and happy life. However, we understand that everybody has times where they suffer from negative mental health which is why we have invested in a Senior Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead at school. As Senior Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead, Mr Atkinson oversees that - at school, we are:
We also have two dedicated governors who ensure that staff wellbeing and pupil wellbeing
is, and remains, a priority.
"Nothing can dim the light that shines from within"