At Wainscott,we believe it is important for pupils to have a voice and be able to influence decisions. We would like to enlist the help of some of our pupils to become Wellbeing Champions so they can contribute ideas on how to improve the wellbeing of pupils across the school. We are currently in the process of electing and training our wellbeing champions.
The purpose of the champion role is to help support the wellbeing of the children, staff and wider community through raising awareness of wellbeing activities and positive mental health support services in our local area.
Examples of activities include:
•Working closely with Mrs Worsfold (Wellbeing Lead) and Miss Turner (Inclusion Lead) to help drive forward the positive change and support Wainscott primary school.
•Help to create an ethos and culture of positive mental health that ensures early access to the support and help needed.
•Encouraging children to look at whether they can sort out a problem themselves, or if they need to talk to an adult or go to the Bubble if they need help.
•Promote the 5 ways to wellbeing throughout our Wainscott Community
•Promoting our Anti-Bullying policy across the school – to be the eyes and ears for the school and find further help to children who may be experiencing bullying behaviours.
•Supporting children to have fun and healthy play in the playground – helping with games and activities to encourage inclusion and positive interaction.
•Promoting particular Wellbeing activities.
•Championing and promoting wellbeing messages and events
•Collaborative working with other Wellbeing Champions across the school
The Champions play an essential role in being the voice for their year groups; sharing information across the other classes; help deliver Wellbeing Collective Worships; help host sports day; and helping to organise events such as Children’s Mental Health Weeks.