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Wellbeing

If you feel you are in need of some help with your wellbeing or know somebody in the school community who does, please complete the referral form and someone will contact you soon.  Alternatively, there are resources included to help.  A problem shared is a problem halved, please don't suffer (or worry about someone else) in silence.

Here are our policies to protect your wellbeing:

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Here are some documents that we hope you will find useful:

Support for grieving children and young people after the death of someone important     https://www.winstonswish.org/supporting-you/

Bereavement support to children and young people in Dorset   https://www.mosaicfamilysupport.org/get-support

An app for helping young people with bereavement   https://www.apartofme.app/

Help for parents of bereaved children  https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/children-and-young-adults/advice-for-parents/children-and-bereavement/

Advice on all kinds of bullying on the National Bullying Helpline website: https://www.nationalbullyinghelpline.co.uk

Bullying | Teenage Helpline

NSPCC advice on bullying: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/bullying-and-cyberbullying/

Childline advice on bullying and how to stop it: https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/types-bullying/

Youtube film on bullying: https://youtu.be/ynTuA_tlZDE

A TED talk on how to stop bullying without becoming a thug! https://youtu.be/sgWyolwBGgE

Online Safety | Teenage Helpline

Some very good advice for staying safe online - stick with it! https://youtu.be/yrln8nyVBLU

A moving video from cyberbullying week: https://youtu.be/S03Br1dwJR8

Online video about bullying - the bully learns his lesson! https://youtu.be/jKA1KzwyhtU

NSPCC advice for being online: https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/research-resources/schools/e-safety-for-schools

An online article about e-safety: https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/resources/2017/04/e-safety-important-issue

A short video on coping with exam stress: https://youtu.be/-RZ86OB9hw4

Advice from Young Minds on how to deal with exam stress: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/feelings-and-symptoms/exam-stress/

Childline's advice: https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/school-college-and-work/school-college/exam-stress/

14 steps to help with exam stress: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/14-ways-to-beat-exam-stress/

Getting into the best mindset before exams: Exams | Teenage Helpline

http://www.mermaidsuk.org.uk   Gender Identity Information

https://www.tht.org.uk/hiv-and-sexual-health/sexual-health/trans-people/resources   Terence Higgins Trust Resources and websites

https://www.spaceyouthproject.co.uk/  Information, advice and support for LGBTQ+

Healthy relationships | Teenage Helpline

A short video on healthy vs unhealthy relationships: https://youtu.be/Gn7ZQ2x0cOE

A longer video exploring healthy relationships: https://youtu.be/TRWT-5OENds

A TED talk on setting boundaries and self-cafe. Especially good if you're struggling with workload: https://youtu.be/rtsHUeKnkC8

Some good advice on healthy and positive relationships: https://trainingmag.com/content/8-tips-developing-positive-relationships/

Chat Health Information: https://vimeo.com/701706998/15826f4519

Chat Health run by the school nursing team: https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/school-nursing/chathealth

To read: http://healthinsights4u.com/product-category/teenagers/

To watch (detailed): https://youtu.be/fk-_SwHhLLc

To watch (short but sweet!): https://youtu.be/b62ThRdI27E

BBC Sounds App - search for "sleep" - plenty of things to listen to and try!

Exercises to help you sleep: https://www.sleepfoundation.org/shift-work-disorder/shift-work-you/relaxation-exercises-falling-asleep

Try the Calm app!