Pupil Referral Unit
We recognise that mental health and emotional wellbeing are just as important in our lives as our physical health.
All children will navigate ups and downs throughout their time in school, and some may face significant life events. Schools have an important role and responsibility when nurturing a child's wellbeing.
Our aim is to promote positive mental health and wellbeing for our whole school community.
| It is worrying and stressful for any parent to see their child having difficulty with their mental health, and when you search for information it can be hard to know where to start. The CMHA have compiled 'Mental Health Difficulties in Children and Young People. A Toolkit for Parents'. It is designed to provide an overview of the key topics, signpost to further information from trusted sources, and share insights from parents and young people who have been through it.
This toolkit will help parents/carers to:
Click HERE to download the toolkit
Mindfulness means paying full attention to something. It means slowing down to really notice what you're doing.
It is the opposite of rushing or multitasking. When you're mindful, you're taking your time. You're focusing in a relaxed, easy way.
Mindfulness apps for students
Be in good health Have a balanced diet
Play outdoors Get regular exercise
Play indoors Feel you are safe
Feel you are valued Have aspirations
Accept who you are Feel you are loved
Recognise strengths Take part in local activities
Feel you are trusted Have opportunities to succeed
Have a sense of belonging Have opportunities to learn
Attend a school that supports wellbeing of pupils
Feel part of a family that gets on (most of the time)
Advice and Support
WF-I-Can, www.wfi_can.co.uk online resource and 1to1 chat, Mon - Fri, 1-5pm and 7-9pm
Youth Work Team, http://wfyouth.co.uk/wakefield-youth-work-team/
Kooth Online, www.kooth.com face to face counselling and group work
Childrens First Hubs, http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/schools-and-children/early-help
Well Woman 16+, https://www.wellwomenwakefield.org.uk/
Rosalie Ryrie, http://www.rosalieryriefoundation.org.uk/
Homestart, families with a child up to 12, https://www.home-start.org.uk/
STRIPES (LGBTQ) support and social activities online, https://www.mesmac.co.uk/our-services/wakefield/support-social-groups/the-fruitbowl-youth-group
CGL Change Grow Live, young peoples substance misuse service, https://www.changegrowlive.org/
WADDAS, domestic abuse service, https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/health-care-and-advice/adults-and-older-people-services/domestic-abuse
CAMHS - Children ands Adolescent Mental Health Service, http://wakefield.mylocaloffer.org/wakefield-camhs-child-and-adolescent-mental-health-service