This week, Wednesday, October 10th, was World Mental Health Day and the secondary school students took part in an assembly and a classroom discussion based around the Time to Change campaigns of "Ask Twice" and "Be in Your Mates Corner".
Mental health is a topic that, traditionally, has been difficult to discuss but we are trying to change that by focusing on this important issue throughout the school year.
1 in 4 people will fight a mental health problem this year and over half of all issues appear by the age of 14 so it is important that we begin these conversations. For more information about the Time for Change Campaign (www.time www.time-to-change.org.uk) and please check out the assembly presentation.
Norah Buckley & Kari Ellis
Assistant Head, Safeguarding and Learning Support & Assistant Head Pastoral / KS3&4 Humanities