Wellbeing

This is the Wellbeing offer at Holly Park:

  • We hold whole school mental health awareness days / weeks with lessons
  • ​We use the Zones of Regulation to help children to regulate their emotions
  • We use the Restorative Approach when managing behaviour
  • The school has a Learning Mentor who supports children and their families with emotions and behaviour. She is a qualified Mental Health First Aider
  • We have a Pastoral Team consisting of the Deputy Head, the Learning Mentor, the SENCO and the Pupil Support Office. We meet once a week to discuss children that teachers are concerned about and how to support them. We are all on the Safeguarding Team.
  • We are part of the Barnet Resilience programme (we were one of the 5 pilot schools when it first started)
  • We buy into Barnet’s HEWS (Health & Emotional Wellbeing Service) which offers one to one therapy for our children
  • We refer children to CAMHS
  • We refer children to Barnet (BICS Barnet Integrated Counselling Service)
  • We promote Childline 
  • We use resources from Anna Freud and Place 2 Be
  • Before Covid restrictions we ran Parent Gym (parenting classes) for our parents. As soon as this is allowed, our learning mentor will train to become a Parent Gym trainer
  • Our learning mentor is booked to attend the ELSA training next term (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)
  • We promote Kooth (online counselling) to our Y6 children
  • We promote Qwell and Education Support Partnership and the Anna Freud Centre (online counselling) to our staff

You can read more here: Well-Being Policy