Student Mental Health & Wellbeing

“Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step”

“Mental health is just as important as physical health”

If you have any concerns regarding your mental health and wellbeing, Trafalgar’s School community is here to support you.

As a first step, we recommend that you speak to your tutors as they are your key adults who know you best. It is important to remember that you can speak to any member of staff that you feel comfortable talking to. As a community, we look after each other. We also have a dedicated wellbeing team who are able to guide you to additional support inside and outside of school if needed. To contact the wellbeing team please email [email protected]

Additional support is available within Portsmouth for both students and their families. To access this support outside of school, please see the ‘Portsmouth Mental Health Support for Young People’ page on the Portsmouth City Council website using the following link:

https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/services/health-and-care/health/mental-wellbeing/mental-health-support-for-young-people/

Year 11 Wellbeing Blog

One of the fantastic parents in our community has been writing a blog to support the wellbeing of staff at QA Hospital and has tailored some of this advice towards our Year 11 students, to support them during this unprecedented time.

Click the link to the right to find out more!

Emotional Literacy Support Resources:

ELSA Support is a website which provides downloadable resources that support the teaching of emotional literacy or emotional intelligence by Emotional Literacy Support Assistant’s.

Below are some links to resources to support emotional intelligence that can be completed at home, including resources linked to life during lockdown.

Mental Health First Aid Kit

The Youth Mental Health First Aid Kit is a booklet full of useful resources that can be used to promote positive mental health coping mechanisms and strategies amongst young people.

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