Cornwall Healthy School Award: Emotional Health and Wellbeing
To facilitate a whole school culture as a mentally healthy school, via teaching about mental health and emotional wellbeing, in order to keep pupils safe, promote an understanding of pupils’ own emotions as well as those of other people, and the development of healthy coping strategies.
Criteria for Emotional Wellbeing Section (EW)
Successful coverage of this area must include information on the following sub-objectives:
How you increase the confidence, knowledge and skills of school staff in EHWB
How you raise the profile of Emotional Wellbeing activity across the school community
How you teach pupils to describe emotions, talk about anxiety and worries, and develop coping strategies
How you use external agencies to support the school in this area
How you support staff wellbeing
Information about targeted support available to your pupils
How you consult with pupils to establish their thoughts and feelings about emotional health and wellbeing, and how you act upon this
To complete the emotional health and wellbeing section of your submission please head to the Register to become a Healthy School page to access your Healthy Schools Award toolkit.
*Please note that all four themes need a completed review in order for a school to attain Healthy School Status.
If you need any further support around the Award process, contact us.