Emotionally Healthy Schools

The Emotionally Healthy Schools Programme brings together colleagues from education, health and the voluntary sector to support educational establishments in Cheshire East in their efforts to improve emotional and mental health education for young people and their families.

Research evidence shows that half of all lifetime mental health problems develop by the age of 14 and effect up to 1 in 4 people.

Effective social and emotional competencies are associated with greater health and wellbeing, and better achievement.

The culture, ethos and environment of a school influences the health and wellbeing of pupils and their readiness to learn.

If you require help with your own mental health or that of a child in your care, you can contact one of these agencies:

Resources Emotionally Healthy Schools:

This emotional health and wellbeing policy is based on the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust model policy and has been developed with the Safeguarding Team. It aims to:


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