Hey with Zion CofE / Methodist Primary School

Wellbeing at Hey with Zion

Our intentions are to promote positive emotional health and mental wellbeing across the whole school community, as well as every pupil and staff member. We pursue this by utilising whole school, universal approaches alongside selected and targeted approaches for those who require additional support for identified concerns.

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Please click on the link to access the resources.

Mental health resources for children, students, parents, carers and school/college staff - The Education Hub (blog.gov.uk)

Oldham’s whole school and college approach to emotional health and mental wellbeing

Please click on the link below for more information

Whole school and college approach | The whole school and college approach to emotional health and mental wellbeing | Oldham Council 


Apps/Tools for Children and Young People


Healthy Minds  
Problem-solving tool aimed at students.

An app to help young people through the ups and downs of life; it suggests activities to help based on how you rank your mood.


Specifically for young people to help them manage their anxiety. There are lots of tools, techniques and advice.

Mood Panda 
Half moodtracker, half social network. It allows children and young people to choose whether to keep their mood private or share it publicly for support from other Mood Panda users.

Mood Scope 
A mood tracking tool; the basic features are free but you have to pay for more in-depth features.

An app as well as an online resource which helps children and young people monitor and understand their emotional wellbeing.

Personal Zen
Games that have been clinically proven to reduce stress.

Recovery Record
Self-help tool for children and young people suffering from eating disorders.

SAM (Self-Help for Anxiety Management) 
Help with anxiety management which includes interactive games and tools, and an anxiety tracker.

Stop, Breathe and Think 
Guide to meditation which recommends certain meditations based on how you’re feeling. 


National helplines for adults and children


Samaritans – Call 116 123  (24 hours a day, 365 days a year)

If you need to talk to someone, the Samaritans can help- they offer emotional support and a listening ear 25 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is a freephone number that can even be called from a mobile that has no credit. Your call will not appear on the phone bill.



Childline – Call 0800 1111 (24 hours)

Comforts, advises and protects children 24 hours a day and offers free confidential counselling.



NSPCC Helpline – Call 0808 800 5000 or email help@nspcc.org.uk

If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact our professional counsellors for help, advice and support.



CALM Helpline – Call 0800 58 58 58

Confidential support for men, 7 days a week, 5pm to midnight, free



Women’s Aid – Live Chat 

Information and support for women experiencing domestic violence.



Mosaic family Support – Call 01258 837071

Supporting bereaved children.



Winston’s Wish – Call 08088 020021

Supports bereaved children, young people and their families.



Young Minds Parentline – Call 0808 802 5544

Offers information and advice to anyone worried about a child or young person under the age of 25.



Papyrus –  Call 0800 068 4141

Charity working to prevent young suicide with a helpline for those worried about themselves or someone they know)


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