Health and Wellbeing
We understand the importance of preparing your child for a successful transition into adulthood, which includes prioritising their health and wellbeing. This page aims to provide you with guidance and support regarding the health and wellbeing strand of preparation for adulthood, helping you navigate this crucial phase in your child's life.
Understanding the Health and Wellbeing Strand
The health and wellbeing strand focuses on nurturing the physical, mental, and emotional health of young people with SEND as they transition into adulthood. It aims to promote their overall well-being, resilience, and self-care skills. By prioritising health and wellbeing, we lay a strong foundation for your child's success, happiness, and independence.
Transition Planning: Collaborating for Success
Transition planning plays a pivotal role in facilitating a smooth journey from secondary school to adult life for your child. It is a collaborative process that involves the school, parents, local authorities, and healthcare professionals. Together, we create an individualised plan that considers your child's unique health and wellbeing needs, ensuring they have the necessary supports and strategies to thrive.
We are committed to providing comprehensive support to pupils with SEND throughout their preparation for adulthood. Here are some ways in which we assist parents and pupils in the health and wellbeing strand:
Holistic Wellbeing Support: We prioritise your child's holistic wellbeing by embedding strategies and activities that promote physical, mental, and emotional health. This includes providing access to appropriate therapies, counseling services, and fostering a positive and inclusive school environment.
Healthy Lifestyles Education: We incorporate education on healthy lifestyles into our curriculum, covering topics such as nutrition, physical fitness, personal hygiene, and self-care. By equipping your child with knowledge and skills, we empower them to make informed choices and take responsibility for their own health.
Mental Health and Emotional Support: We have trained staff who can provide emotional support and guidance to your child, addressing their mental health needs. We work closely with
external healthcare professionals to ensure that your child's emotional well-being is prioritised and supported.
Health Promotion Activities: We organise health-related events, workshops, and awareness campaigns that promote healthy habits and positive wellbeing. These activities foster a sense of community, encourage healthy behaviors, and provide opportunities for your child to engage in meaningful conversations about health.
Prioritising the health and wellbeing of your child is a fundamental aspect of preparing them for a successful transition into adulthood. By actively engaging in the health and wellbeing strand of preparation for adulthood, we can empower your child to develop resilience, self-care skills, and a positive mindset. Together, we can foster their overall well-being, laying a foundation for a healthy, happy, and independent future.