Think well; live well; learn well

The staff and governors of Waberthwaite C of E School are committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of the whole school community (pupils, staff, parents, governors and the wider community).

We have staff trained in school to support children with their emotional wellbeing and mental health. We have 2 members of staff who are trained in Children's Mental Health First Aid. Most of our staff have also completed Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health.

Our Mental Health Lead is Mrs Isherwood.

Our Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) is Mrs Kirkbride-Woodend.

Our Wellbeing Governor is John Moffat.

We also have staff trained to deliver a range of programmes including:

  • Kidsafe

  • Lego therapy

  • Drawing and Talking therapy

Useful links and resources for families and young people

PARENT INFO.docx

5 – 19yrs Public Health Nurse Service


E-School-Nurse-Poster-All.pdf

E-School Nurse Video Clinics run every Tuesday and Thursday and are available to professionals and families. Parents worried about their children/young people and their routines/behaviour getting out of bed, nutrition, exercise and emotional wellbeing can book a video slot to talk to a nurse.

To book an E-School Nurse appointment Telephone 0300 30 34 365

Email: E-schoolnurse@ncic.nhs.uk

The link for the video clinic is www.chocltd.co.uk/video

In addition the 5-19 PH website has information, resources, advice for professionals and parents/carers at https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/ph5to19/

MY TIME Cumbria (Barnardos) Targeted Mental Health support



My Time is part of the CAMHS service provision for children and young people who need emotional health and wellbeing support. MyTime work with mild to moderate emotional health presentations such as anger, anxiety, low mood, self-harm and depression.

My Time is part of the CAMHS service provision for children and young people who need emotional health and wellbeing support. MyTime work with mild to moderate emotional health presentations such as anger, anxiety, low mood, self-harm and depression.

It is possible for CYP and Parents/Carers to make a self-referral to the My Time Service.

Please contact the office, via telephone or email. Families will be asked to complete a referral form, a MyTime Senior Practitioner can offer support with the completion of this form if required. Parents / carers can request immediate advice on the contact details above and a MyTime practitioner will respond as quickly as possible. Upon receipt of a self-referral if the service needs additional information, My Time will contact families directly.

My Time has a daily triage system in place with Specialist CAMHS across the County


Telephone: 01539 742626

Email: MyTimeCumbria@barnardos.org.uk