Asterdale Primary School

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Parents

Mental Health and Wellbeing Team

Designated Senior Leads for Mental Health

Mrs Karen Forrest

Miss Kerry Knowles

 

Mental Health First Aider Team

Miss Kerry Knowles

Mrs Karen Williams

 

Learning Mentor

Mrs Rachel Barley

 

We are available for help, support and signposting to other agencies.

Please go to the main Reception office if you would like to make a request for an appointment to speak to a Designated Senior Lead or alternatively ring the school phone number on 01332 662323 and leave a message for us or email ‘wellbeing@asterdale.derby.sch.uk’.

 

Qwell
Qwell is a free online Mental Health and Wellbeing resource for parents and carers of young people under the age of 18 that requires no formal referral, instead only requiring the user to set up an account on the website

https://www.qwell.io/

The Anna Freud Centre
The Anna Freud Centre has online advice for young people, parents and schools specifically related to the coronavirus

https://youngminds.org.uk/

 

 

Free training for parents on resilience

https://myhappymind.krtra.com/c/n41LzVTcM6rK/e0xz

 

Transitions and returning to school

Here are some resources on transitions and supporting your child in starting or returning to school in September:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/2020/06/top-nhs-doctor-issues-advice-for-children-going-back-to-school/

https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/risks-and-protective-factors/school-based-risk-factors/transitions/

https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/resources/coronavirus-returning-to-school-toolkit-8/

 

The importance of closure

 During the last few weeks we've been working on bringing closure to this school year for you, the children and staff.
This is an interesting read about the subject:

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-help-children-feel-closure-last-day-of-school-2020-4?r=US&IR=T

 

Here is something to raise awareness for Mental Health Week

Hartside Primary Academy - Wellbeing

Parent Pack to Support Child's Wellbeing

 

Child Bereavement

https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

Child Bereavement UK helps children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

The telephone helpline number is: 0800 02 888 40