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We encourage students to seek support if they are worried about something. We use ‘Protective Behaviours’, the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’ and ‘Action for Happiness’ to structure our wellbeing support:
- We all have the right to feel safe all of the time
- We can talk with someone about anything, even if it feels awful or small.
Five Ways to Wellbeing:
- Be Active
- Take Notice
- Keep Learning
Find out more here.
Action for Happiness
AFH has some great resources including a monthly mindfulness calendar.
Find out more here.
There are a number of ways that students can seek help if they are worried or would like help:
- All students have a tutor who they meet daily;
- Students can email firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of staff will speak to them;
- The school has Anti-Bullying Ambassadors trained as part of “The Diana Award - Anti-Bullying Ambassador” programme;
- The Student Support Officers are also available in their offices and wings throughout the day;
- There is a daily ‘Drop in’ see the current timetable here;
- All students have a Head of Year who they can speak to;
- The school has a full time Safeguarding Officer, Liz Weller, who students can speak to;
- Some students have a Learning Mentor or member of the SEN Team they can seek support from;
- Emotional Wellbeing is part of the Personal Development/PSHE curriculum which is delivered through Tutor Time and Assemblies/Events;
- Shelf Help in the Library;
- Self-help resources available via TEAMS;
- We also provide sanitary items for girls – please ask in any office where the sign is displayed; and
- Any member of staff will help or signpost to someone who can.
Unfortunately bullying happens everywhere. At KSA we have zero tolerance for bullying and it will be dealt with seriously when reported. All students are encouraged to speak to someone via the methods identified above.
Read KSA’s Anti-Bullying Charter here.
KSA achieved the Diana Awards Bronze Level Anti-Bullying Accreditation. Read our report here.
Outside of school students can seek advice from: