We are very proud to announce that Blackrod Primary School was awarded the 'Wellbeing Award' in July 2019. We are committed to supporting our school community with Mental Health and Wellbeing.
Awards For All
In 2018, we applied for an 'Awards For All' grant. This is a National Lottery Funded grant and we were lucky enough to receive money to support 'Wellbeing' in school.
With this money our staff have received support and training from 'CalmaClass' and are now using the 'CalmaClass' programme in school. All children throughout school are taught strategies and techniques to support them with their mental health and wellbeing.
We also work with Carol Bradley, our Yoga and relaxation teacher, who provides children with tailored sessions. Many classes across Key Stage 2 have had the opportunity to work with Carol and we look forward to offering sessions to our younger children and parents later in the year.
We also ran 'Sunflower Club.' This is a programme designed to support children with building new friendships, improving social skills, communication and resilience. We enjoyed many craft activities, team building exercises and concluded our sessions with a outdoor trip to 'The Anderton Centre' and with party which both parents and children to attended.
We also embarked upon 'The Wellbeing Award.' This award verifies that we are committed to Mental Health and Wellbeing at Blackrod Primary School.
https://gmmh.nhs.uk/bolton-camhs Children and adolescent mental health service Bolton
https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/your-guide-to-support/guide-to-camhs/ Children and adolescent mental health service
https://www.childline.org.uk/ Child line contact Call 0800 1111
Please also see our SEN section of the school website (Emotional, Behavioural and Social ) Mrs Chadwick is our SENDCo and Designated Safeguard Lead.