MENTALLY HEALTHY SCHOOL
The Aspire Academy Trust is committed to supporting positive mental health and the Aspire Mental Health Policy is available below.
The ‘Leading a Mentally Healthy School’ training programme has been developed by Health Education England (HEE) and the School Development Support Agency (SDSA), in partnership with an expert group of educational psychologists, education consultants and mental health organisations and responds to the areas highlighted in the recent Green Paper – ‘Transforming Children & Young People’s Mental Health Provision’ (December 2017).
At Whitemoor we have a Parent Support Adviser (PSA) who is here to help deal with any worries or concerns that you may have as a parent. A Parent Support Adviser works closely with families to support school staff and external agencies in partnership with families.Helping parents to feel comfortable about coming into school and participating in their children's learning.
Our Parent Support Adviser can offer you:
- One to one support
- Offer support and advice
- Provide information about other relevant services in the area
- Offer opportunities to attend parenting groups and to learn together.
PARENT SUPPORT ADVISOR
Hi, my name is Sarah Chown, and I am the Parent Support Adviser covering Whitemoor Academy.
I can offer advice, or signpost to the relevant agencies for issues such as:
. Housing, debt, bereavement, Separation and Divorce, and Transport issues to school.
Behaviour concerns, sleep issues, dietary and wellbeing concerns.
I am happy to meet with parents in school, or in the comfort of your own home.
You can reach me on my mobile 07512267449, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Or I will be in the school every Tuesday.
Tea and biscuits will always be available!
I look forward to meeting you all.