At Oakfield School, we have recognised that to offer the best possible provision we needed to give some of our pupils the opportunity to access Emotional Well-Being support when required.
We have a qualified team of staff who are able to offer the support in the following areas:
- Understanding and coping with the feeling about ourselves and others
- Developing high self-esteem and positive interaction with others
- Being emotionally literate help young people to focus on their learning
Emotional Well-Being Team
Emotional Well-Being Manager: Jo Jordan
Emotional Well-Being Assistant: Andy Downsworth
Emotional Well-Being Assistant: Lisa Grantham
Emotional Well-Being Assistant: Rachel Lillford
Some of the areas we focus on:
- Recognising emotions
- Social skills
- Anger Management, Loss and Bereavement
How does Emotional Well-Being work? What things could their work include?
A regular slot during the school week for around 30 – 40 minutes, sessions can be individual or in a small group and tailored to the pupils’ individual needs. The sessions can be enjoyable and may include a range of resources. Pupils’ progress will be reviewing routinely within the Well-Being Team.
Oakfield School has recently introduced the ‘School Nurse Drop In’, which is based in the Emotional Well-Being department, we have recognised that to offer the best possible provision we need to give our pupils the opportunity to discuss and address any health concerns that they may be experiencing.
Our identified School Nurse is: Sarah Mullins and will be in school every Tuesday morning from 9am – 10am. The ‘School Nurse Drop In’ offers a confidential friendly service that pupils can freely access to address any aspect of their health. Any identified health needs will be addressed.
The School Nurse is able to offer support in the following areas:
- The ‘School Nurse Drop In’ provides an opportunity for pupils to independently seek support for their own health.
- Emotional Health, Keeping Healthy, Weight and Health Eating, Sexual Health and Healthy Relationships, Smoking, Drugs, and Alcohol and Sleep.