“Students come first in this happy, caring and accepting school” Ofsted June 2022
At Somervale School we passionately believe in promoting positive mental health and wellbeing for our whole school community (students, staff and parents). We recognise the impact mental health can have on everyone’s overall wellbeing and the effect it can have on learning and attainment.
“Students know that staff are there to help and support them whenever needed” Ofsted June 2022
Where to go for support in school
The Key Stage 3 and 4 Pastoral Team
The School Nurse
Off the Record
Where to go for support outside of school
Specific Support around Gender and Sexuality
Looking after your physical health can also help with your mental health and reduce feelings of stress.
•Get plenty of sleep!
“Students think that they are well looked after by staff who know them well as individuals”
Ofsted June 2022
We recognise that education is a rewarding but at times challenging area to work in. If you are struggling please speak to your Line Manager and we can look together for ways to help.
At Somervale School we value the wellbeing of our staff and as a result have signed up to the Dfe Education Staff Wellbeing Charter as a declaration of support for, and a set of commitments, to the wellbeing and mental health of everyone working in education.
Senior Mental Health Lead - Mr Hannan
As a Trust we are members of the Employee Assist Programme. This is a confidential and free service that all employees can access.