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Mental Health & Wellbeing

At Shawfield Primary School, we are committed to supporting the positive mental health and wellbeing of our whole school community (children, staff, parents and carers). We recognise that mental health and emotional wellbeing is just as important to our lives as physical health.

We endeavour to ensure that children can manage times of change and stress. We aim to ensure that they are supported to reach their potential or access help when they need it. We also have a role in ensuring that children learn about: what they can do to maintain positive mental health; what affects their mental health; how they can help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues and where they can go if they need help or support.

At Shawfield, we have a designated leader for mental health:

Mrs Dixon 


Family information service
  0-19 Advice Line 01883 340 922
Call the advice line for child health, development and parenting advice and support. Open 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays. 

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