Wellbeing

We are committed to promoting and providing support for the mental, physical and emotional well-being of our pupils, parents/carers and staff. As a Rights Respecting School, our children and school family instill children’s rights by putting them into practice every day.  

At our school we: 
  • help children to understand their emotions and feelings
  • promote confidence and self-esteem
  • encourage children to form and maintain friendships and relationships
  • work to develop resilience
  • promote children's rights as a rights-respecting school (UNICEF)
  • facilitate circle time and group discussions around topical issues 
  • help children to feel comfortable to share concerns and worries
Support is provided / offered in a number of ways to our pupils as follows:

Whole school approach

  • Story massage
  • Circle time
  • Mindfulness and meditation exercises 
  • Yoga 
  • Pupil parliament 
  • Pupils voice 
  • Mental Health Week activities 
  • Learning Mentors/ sports leaders at lunch play 
  • Sports/ activity clubs 
  • Rights Respecting School steering Group 
  • Person Health and Social Education lessons 
  • Global assemblies tackling relevant issues or highlighting important topics/events 

Group support with TAs and Learning Mentor 

  • Lego Therapy sessions  
  • Positive People - Self-esteem building course 
  • Transition groups for Yr 6 pupils to prepare them for Secondary 

Individual support with Learning Mentor 

  • Bereavement support 
  • Family separation support 
  • Anxiety/ emotional distress support 
  • Anger management 
  • Other individualized programs 

We are also lucky enough to have Jacqui Hanrahan, our Extended Services Manager to support our pupil’s families and carers. She can be contacted by email admin@seymourpark.com  or on the school phone number 0161 872 1150 for an informal chat or advice. 

If relevant, the school will refer or recommend to ‘outside agencies’ for additional support for individuals or families.