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Posted on: 24/03/2019

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK: 18TH-22ND MARCH

Trinity’s first Mental Health Awareness Week took place between 18th – 22nd March 2019.  Jenny Langley, from the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust (CWMT), has been holding coaching sessions with small groups of students throughout the school.  At the end of the week each student will have benefited from one of her sessions.

CWMT’s programme for schools and young people provides evidence-based presentations and training to schools that motivate, inform and provide practical ideas and tools that can be easily implemented.

Jenny came to Trinity in February to train the staff and so during her time here during Mental Health Awareness Week, she spoke at our Parents Information evening as part of our whole school approach to raising awareness of mental health among young people. The presentation was Managing Teenage Anxieties.  Jenny hosted a very successful evening and gave practical tips to help with the emotional wellbeing of our children.  View her presentation below:

Presentation: Managing Teenage Anxieties

Jenny has also provided the school with the following useful resources:

CWMT – Jenny’s Favourite Resources for Schools and Families 2019

CWMT – 50 Ways to Take a Break Poster

Finally, the sixth form were busy fundraising all week.  Waffle making, car washing, film watching with hot chocolate, pancakes and penalty shoot outs.  The library has stocked up on relevant books and held some fun and positive activities for the students to take part in.

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