E-Safety is delivered in the form of a themed week, discussing staying safe on the internet. Additionally, our ICT coordinator and wellbeing officer are available for our children and parents to discuss any issues/concerns – incidents are recorded on CPOMs.
Kidsafe encourages our pupils to be aware of their own safety and provides them with guidance on the necessary steps they ought to take. It is equipping children with the skills needed to protect themselves from all forms of abuse.
Operation Encompass visited and delivered sessions to years 1-6 throughout 2018/19 and continues this academic year. The focus of the sessions was to give the children an understanding of positive, safe relationships and what they can do if they feel someone is making them feel unsafe.
Stanhope’s Wellbeing Officer offers specific 1-2-1, small group or whole class teaching using a variety of methods to suit the specific needs of our children. Our children are given the opportunity to talk about their Health and Wellbeing, as well as relationships. An Ad Hoc service is also offered to all children should they need someone to talk to regarding any difficulties they may be experiencing.
The Emotional Resilience Team provides regular sessions for children in KS2 who have been referred by our Wellbeing Officer. The Team focuses on resilience, specialist bereavement support and specialist transition support for year 6 children.
The Healthy Minds Team offers support to our young people who are having difficulty with aspects of their mental health. The Team provides various interventions, including, FRIENDS resilience programme (KS1 & KS2), Online support and direct interventions with a focus on CBT.
Lunchtime support is provided by our Wellbeing Officer, Mrs Shone (adult playmaker) and all of the Supervisory Assistants. Yoga Breathing as a whole school at the end of lunchtime.
Wellbeing Warriors – Our school’s Mental Health First Aider delivered sessions to 14 of our children from Reception to Year 6. Following the completion of the sessions our children now have the skills to support their classmates when they are struggling. These children are our Wellbeing Warriors and have developed their skills of listening, empathy and knowing when to seek support from an adult.