Pastoral Care Resources for Parents
Warning from NSPCC regarding a new app for school aged pupils.
Third Year Information Evening
Powerpoint presentations from the Third Year Information Evening:
Dr Moss and Mrs Kennedy from Yourschoolmind Ltd are delivering a series of five workshops to parents of 3rd and 4th form pupils. Their thought-provoking and theoretical presentations cover key issues which include how parents can help build resilience in their children and communicating with your teenager.
Self Esteem Team Follow-up Resources for Teachers & Parents
A parent information evening for Second and Third Year parents was delivered by a member of the Self Esteem Team. Resources and support information is available below for all parents.
Find out more here: www.selfesteemteam.org
Youtube: Youtube Channel
Natasha Devon’s book ‘Fundamentals: A Guide for Parents & Teachers on Mental Health & Self-Esteem’ is published in January 2015 – ‘The Self-Esteem Team’s Guide to Sex, Drugs & WTFs’ was published in August 2015 – Details of both below.
Natasha has a weekly column in the Times Educational Supplement commenting on a number of issues affecting young people and how teachers can tackle them. See the archive here.
The team also support the work of Mental Health First Aid England (all members of the team are MHFA trained)
The Following Videos Were Used During The Presentations:
Other Useful Videos:
Self-Esteem Team’s New Years ReVolution (celeb backed campaign to resolve to do one thing to improve our mental health for New Year)
Jean Kilbourne ‘Killing us Softly’ – Short documentary on advertising and its portrayal of women
Body Gossip ‘This One is For You’ (a poem about eating disorder recovery performed by celebrities)
This Girl Can – Sport England video encouraging women to enjoy sport regardless of body type
‘Pretty’ – Poetry slam by Kate Makkai (contains swearing)
‘Teenagers’ by David Bainbridge
‘Curvology’ by David Bainbridge
‘Hope with Eating Disorders’ by Lynn Crilly
‘How to Disappear Completely’ by Kelsey Osgood
‘Fat is A Feminist issue’ by Susie Orbach
‘Fundamentals: A Guide for Parents & Teachers on Mental Health & Self-Esteem’ by Natasha Devon and Lynn Crilly
‘The Self-Esteem Team’s Guide to Sex, Drugs & WTFs?!!’ by Natasha Devon
The care and attention our son has received since starting in January shows outstanding pastoral care, he has settled in so well and is thoroughly enjoying the new opportunities and his new friendships.