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Mental Health and Wellbeing

At Dane Royd Primary School, we are committed to promoting, supporting and developing the positive mental health and wellbeing of all. We understand that everyone will experience life challenges that could make us feel vulnerable, or not mentally healthy, and that sometimes this could lead to the need for additional support. Our school takes the view that positive mental health is everybody’s responsibility and that we all have a role to play so that our school is a community where everyone is able to thrive. Our commitment to positive mental health and wellbeing underpins everything that we do.

Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing

Your child’s emotional wellbeing and mental health is very important to everyone at Dane Royd Primary School. Good mental health plays a vital role in your child achieving their full potential in all aspects of their life and we would like to support you with this. As well as developing ways to support the mental health and wellbeing of our young people, we also want to help them to understand the importance of looking after their own mental health and wellbeing, and to develop strategies they can use to support this. In school, we teach children about what it means to have good mental health and wellbeing throughout our curriculum and daily practice. Our PSHE curriculum focuses specifically on developing children’s social and emotional skills which can prevent mental ill-health from developing and help all children cope effectively with setbacks and remain healthy. It is about helping children to understand and manage their thoughts, feelings and behaviour and build skills that help them to thrive, such as working in a team, persistence, and self-awareness. Our goal is to raise happy, healthy and resilient children who are prepared for later life.

If you have any concerns regarding your child's wellbeing or mental health, please contact Mrs Kendall, Mr Davison or Mrs Hemingway via the main school office. 



Health Lead

Mrs Hemingway


Health Lead

Mrs Kendall


Health and Trauma Lead

Mr Davison

A to Z of Wellbeing

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Useful Websites

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Adult's Mental Health and Wellbeing

One in four adults experience at least one mental ill-health problem in any one year. Mental ill-health can lead to many problems, including low mood and depression, anger, and anxiety. If you, or a loved one, are experiencing mental ill-health problems, getting help and support is essential. Your GP can provide advice on the support that is available, or you can also get support from the links listed below.

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