Wellbeing

COVID-19

Please check our Wellbeing during Coronavirus page for support and guidance on mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic.


We aim to promote positive mental health for every member of our student body. We pursue this aim using both universal, whole school approaches and specialised, targeted approaches aimed at vulnerable students.

At The Boulevard Academy we have a wide range of support including-

  • Form Tutor and class teacher support
  • Head of year
  • Pastoral key workers for identified students with attendance, vulnerability and wellbeing issues
  • Wellbeing staff who offer 1-1 targeted support, drop in sessions after school and self-referrals for all students regarding their mental health and wellbeing
  • Turn to us available Monday lunch times for students to access neutral support, advice and signposting for students
  • HeadStart services which aims to:

“Enable children and young people to have positive mental health and wellbeing,

thrive in ‘their communities’ and to ‘bounce back’ from life’s challenges”

 

Please follow the link below to download their guide to see what additional services we can refer the students for.

https://www.howareyoufeeling.org.uk/young-person-services

To discuss any wellbeing issues please contact wellbeing@theboulevardacademy.com or call The Boulevard Academy on 01482 217898 and ask for Mrs Bentley and Mrs Thackeray.

 

Additional outside agency support for students-

https://www.howareyoufeeling.org.uk/other-helpful-services

 

MIND support with downloadable resources- When you’re living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, having access to the right information – about a condition, treatment options, or practical issues – is vital. Click in the link below to find out more.

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/a-z-mental-health/

 

Parental support available-

https://www.howareyoufeeling.org.uk/parents-carers

 

Parenting courses- Children don’t come with an instruction manual so when it comes to parenting, how do you know what’s best and what works? Parents do a fantastic job, but there are times when some extra support may be needed. As part of the support available to parents in Hull they following courses to help-

http://www.hull.gov.uk/parentingcourses

 

Parenting guides- Gain more confidence as a parent-to-be, parent, grandparent and carer and try these free handy parenting guides full of top tips and advice.

http://www.hull.gov.uk/parenting

 

For more information please refer to the Wellbeing Policy on our policy page.

Self-referral to WRAP is available now.


Bereavement

  • Child Bereavement: Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. They have a dedicated area on their site which brings together relevant guidance and information to help support young people during this challenging time.
  • Winston’s Wish: Winston’s Wish supports bereaved children, young people, their families, and the professionals who support them. They have information, advice and guidance on supporting bereaved children and young people during the coronavirus outbreak, and updated services and opening times.
  • Hope Again: Hope Again is Cruse Bereavement Care’s website for young people. Cruse is a national charity that provides support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone close to them dies. They also work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. Their advice for parents and guardians — outlining practical ways to support your child/young person after the death of a loved one — is especially relevant at this time.
  • Grief Encounter: Grief Encounter is one of the UK’s leading bereaved child charities, providing free, pioneering services and support to bereaved children, young people and their families. During this challenging period, they will be updating their advice regularly, and using their social media channels to offer additional support with counsellor-led activity suggestions to help parents and carers support their children at home.