Mental Health

What is Mental Health?

Mental health - like physical health - is something we all have. Like physical health, it can range from good to poor, and can also change over time. With good mental health, children can feel confident and be more open to trying and learning new things. Mental health doesn't mean being happy all the time.

Mental Health Challenge

Week 1

This week we challenge you to:

  • Give someone a compliment
  • Ask someone how they’re feeling
  • Try a new food
  • Come away from the screen and read
  • Walk around the track 15 times
  • Tell someone how you're feeling
  • Start a mood chart

Week 2

  • Sit next to someone you don't know
  • Do at least 3 good deeds
  • Make something for someone
  • Find out  3 new things about someone
  • Tell someone 3 new things about yourself
  • Play with someone who's not in your class
  • Write a challenge

Do you have a suggestion for a Mental Health Challenge? Let us know in the comments...

Latest Mental Health News & Letters

Time to Talk Day 2019

Let's talk about Mental Health: Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Depression, Eating Disorder, OCD, Stress, Worries... Mental Well-Being Is Key

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6th February 2019

Mental Health Parent Workshop

On 15th February 2019, we're raising awareness about Mental Health. We've planned workshops throughout the day to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people's mental health.

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6th February 2019

Mental Health Links

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Deniz Year 4 - Draw something about mental helth and write about the most important information about it.

Deniz Year 4 - I would like children to sit next to someone they don't normally sit next to and have a conversation.

leslie 5p - Write a story about mental health

Deniz Year 4 - I think the next challenge for next week should be to talk and communicate with someone that is not your friends.

Duncan Year 4 - Challenge: I think we should have a tournament where we can build the best Lego building.

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