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Emotional Wellbeing

Wistaston Church Lane Academy is working to be an emotionally healthy school.

Character, emotional health and well-being are vital to the development of young people,who cannot only perform in academic assessment, but who also possess the soft skills needed to survive in today's society.

Research evidence shows that half of all lifetime mental health problems develop by the age of 14 and effect up to 1 in 4 people. Effective social and emotional competencies are associated with greater health and wellbeing, and better achievement.

The culture, ethos and environment of a school influences the health and wellbeing of pupils and their readiness to learn. We really believe that happy children learn and so caring for wellbeing is our top priority.

Useful Links

Anna Freud

National Centre for children and families

Support for young people during the Coronavirus pandemic
Childline If you're feeling anxious you don't have to cope alone

Rise Above

Co-created and produced by young people. It aims to build resilience and support good mental health in young people aged 10 to 16. The content has been adapted to COVID-19 and includes new mental health content based on insights from young people remote schooling.
Think Ninja Think Ninja is an app specifically designed to educate 10-18 year olds about mental health, emotional wellbeing and to provide skills young people can use to build resilience and stay well. It has been adapted to COVID-19 to bring self-help knowledge and skills to children and young people (10-18 years old) who may be experiencing increased anxiety and stress during the crisis.

Visyon are part of the new Emotionally Healthy children and Young peoples’ service.They offer a range of support to schools, children and families.

If you have concerns that a child is at risk because of abuse you should contact Cheshire East Consultation Service (ChECS) and/or Cheshire East Police without delay:

ChECS:                                  0300 123 5012

Cheshire East Police:           101 or in urgent cases dial 999