We so enjoyed dressing up in bright yellow on 8th October as we supported Young Minds Mental Health charity day. The children all came to school in non-uniform and wore something yellow with each child donating £2 towards the charity.
This is a cause very dear to our hearts here at The Firs which sees us ensure we place a strong emphasis on the positive mental health of our children. We work hard to ensure we provide opportunities for children to express how they are feeling, through regular mindfulness and circle time activities, worry monsters or worry boxes in the classrooms and regular check-in time with our children about how they are feeling about their learning. Alongside this, our Learning Mentor, Mrs Warrington is our designated member of staff who has oversight for our children’s mental health concerns and is always on hand to spend time with the children to talk through any problems or worries they may have.
Yong Minds is a mental health charity with the vision to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health. Thank you to all of our families which saw us raise a wonderful £269