Wellbeing information about our school.
Wellbeing is all about our holistic health, including the physical and emotional. When we have good levels of wellbeing we feel that life is in balance and that we can generally cope well. We feel motivated and engaged, we’re resilient and able to deal effectively with daily troubles, as well as ’bounce back’ from life’s challenges. Good wellbeing is essential for cultivating a mentally healthy school, for motivating staff and for promoting children’s wellbeing and attainment.
As school children and staff juggle different tasks and demands, it is important that everyone is given the right emotional and practical support, so that they can, in turn, support others within our environment and community. In addition to having a positive impact on colleagues and children, good levels of wellbeing can improve performance and help to reduce absence, increase productivity and promote engagement.
At St Joseph’s, our caring ethos and environment supports the emotional health and wellbeing of our pupils and staff. We know that everyone experiences life challenges that can make us vulnerable, and at times, anyone may need additional emotional support. We take the view that positive mental health is everybody’s business and that we all have a role to play. We prioritise building a culture of trust where school staff and children feel valued, can be open about their health and wellbeing and know how to access support if they need it.
We take a whole school approach to promoting positive emotional health and wellbeing by:
The children raised money for Children in Need by having a non uniform day and Beat the Tiger, children enjoyed taking shots against the tiger in goal (Mr Naughton). Thank you to everyone for their donations.
Published: November 21, 2023
November and December are busy months at St Joseph’s. Here are a list of some important dates: Friday 24th NovemberWhole school cinema visitMonday 27th NovemberYear 5 & 6 Safety Works visitWednesday 29th NovemberYear 5 LiturgyFriday 1st DecemberChristmas Sparkle DayTuesday 5th DecemberAdvent MassWednesday 13th DecemberChristmas playsThursday 14th DecemberSchool Christmas LunchMonday 18th DecemberRec & KS1 Christmas partyTuesday […]
Published: October 29, 2023
This week in breakfast club the children have been busy exploring a variety of activities that breakfast club offers. Activities including board games, table tennis, skittles, colouring, and so much more. The children have come up with more ideas what they would like in their club and have made a timetable of activities that will […]
Published: October 6, 2023