Wellbeing

Welcome to the wellbeing section on our website!

We’ll be adding more resources to this page, so check back for new updates.

At Highfield we pride ourselves on promoting  wellbeing for all of our school community including children, staff, governors and families. 

Staff Wellbeing GroupAt Highfield our staff wellbeing is a priority. Our wellbeing lead is Jannice Simpson, who is happy to support your needs. We also have two trained Mental Health First Aiders Ruth Coleman and Vanessa Bally who are happy to assist with any guidance.

Highfield has implemented The Education Staff Wellbeing Charter. The charter sets out commitments from the DfE, Ofsted and employers working in education on actions to protect and promote the wellbeing of education staff. Please click here to have a read of the charter.

Action for Happiness - See our latest  Action for Happiness Calendar. This month's calendar they are encouraging everyone to focus on small steps to try to boost happiness - for ourselves and others around us - to spread kindness and hopefully inspire others to do the same.

Employee Assist Programme

All Staff have access to an Employee Assist Programme - Your employee assistance programme is free, confidential service which can help you with any personal, work or family issues you face. Available any time, any day, by phone or online, the service provides information, helpful resources and counselling on any issues that matter to you. This is a service we pay for at Highfield for our staff members, so please take advantage of this service if you feel you need to.

Phone: 08081682143

Website: www.carefirst-lifestyle.co.uk Please take a card from the staff room kitchen with the login details.

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Suffolk Mind

100 Miles for Suffolk Mind - in 100 days!

If you’re looking for a way to stay active, want to achieve something amazing and do something to help others, our 100-day challenge might just be right for you!The 100 Miles for Suffolk Mind - in 100 days challenge is to cover the distance of 100 miles over 100 days in whatever way you choose. Anyone, any age can take part, be it solo or as part of a team. Just a mile a day from New Year to Easter and you could be a 100-mile superstar! You can walk, run, cycle, or even swim your way to springtime whilst raising vital funds.Why 100 miles? Well, Suffolk is approximately 100 miles East to West and North to South – so we thought it was a great way to represent our mission of making Suffolk the best place in the world for talking about and taking care of mental health.So why not embrace the great outdoors, get active this winter, and feel uplifted as you move towards springtime for Suffolk Mind. Visit our website to find out more!
 

Useful articles and resources for practitioners:

Useful Apps to download:

Here are some Apps to support and provide information you need to make positive changes – helping you to enhance your wellbeing, lead a healthier lifestyle and improve your Wellbeing