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Leigh Beck Wellbeing Newsletters

Wellbeing Update April 2021

As you are aware, we are working towards achieving a national award called the Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS).  This award looks at how we promote emotional wellbeing and mental health across the whole school community. Evidence shows that positive mental health is of central importance to learning and attainment and it is part of our school vision to support the wellbeing of our school community.

What is emotional wellbeing and mental health? 

‘Emotional wellbeing describes your mental state — how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Emotional wellbeing is essential for us to function and be happy.’ 

‘Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential’ Mind, 2018 

With good mental health your child will …

* build up resilience and be able to cope with the challenges of daily life in a respectful manner

* be able to express and talk about a range of emotions 

* have ambitions to achieve and succeed 

* build and maintain good relationships with others 

* feel included and engaged with the world around them


With good mental health your child will …

This term we continue to focus on the wellbeing of our pupils. Every class has a timetabled wellbeing slot where they will do relaxation, mindfulness or yoga. They will also be increasing the amount of time spent on physical activities. Children will continue to have their regular PSHE lesson.


The wellbeing section on our website is continually updated with relevant information and links. This is where you can find our wellbeing strategy that details our plans for wellbeing across the school community.

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Wellbeing Warriors

Our Wellbeing Warriors are going to be taking part in some training in playground games. They will be continuing to organise large scale games in their bubbles for Wow Wednesday.

Every Wednesday lunchtime, the Playground Friends and an adult will be organising a group game on the playground that the children in that bubble can join in with.