Medical and Well-being
St Edmund's school aims to support and welcome pupils with medical conditions and to provide all pupils with any medical conditions the same opportunities as others at the school.
We understand that certain medical conditions are serious and can be potentially life-threatening, particularly if ill managed or misunderstood. We ensure staff understand their duty of care to children and young people in the event of an emergency.
We also have Teaching Assistants who have received additional specific training to support children's emotional well-being. Emotional Literacy Teaching Assistants (ELSA trained staff) deliver programmes to support a range of different needs including bereavement, separation, anger management, developing self-confidence, as well as enhancing friendships.
Family Support referrals can also be made if families feel they would like to have more support or help when dealing with the day to day ups and downs of family life. If you feel you would like additional help, please speak to your child's class teacher, the Inclusion Manager or a member of the SLT - we are all here to help.
We have two members of the teaching staff who look after the mental health of the children and staff.
We hold regular mental health and well-being days to promote children's understanding of the need to be mentally as well as physically healthy.