At Rockmount, we promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing. Prioritising the wellbeing of children and staff ensures that outstanding teaching and learning can take place and that the school is a community where everyone feels able to achieve. We are excited to announce that Rockmount School has signed up to the Wellbeing Award for Schools, administered by Award Place in partnership with the National Children’s Bureau. We hope to achieve this award by the end of this academic year.
We have demonstrated a huge commitment in embedding healthy lifestyle choices within our school curriculum. This has supported us in achieving the London Healthy Schools Gold Award and attaining Food Flagship status. We have now extended our work to include a focus on the wellbeing of our whole school community.
The Wellbeing Award Framework consists of eight objectives, each of which contains several Key Performance Indicators. The award focuses on ensuring effective practice and provision is in place to promote the emotional wellbeing and mental health of the whole school community. Good provision is already in place across the school and the award will enable us to extend our practice and ensure that wellbeing is embedded in the long-term culture of our school. It will help us to create an ethos where mental health is regarded as the responsibility of all.
With this award, we will demonstrate our commitment to:
There are a number of ways you can contribute to helping us achieve this award, including taking part in a parent survey and volunteering your time with our Change Team. Please contact the School Office for more information.