Wellbeing support

Wellbeing Support at Barnehurst  

At Barnehurst we are committed to supporting Children’s Mental Health and we offer a graduated approach to our Wellbeing Support


Universal Strategies:

Welcoming and safe environment, encouraging communication, positive relationships with all adults, assemblies, mindfulness strategies, well-being library,

well-being ambassadors, well- being days, positive role models,

designated mental health lead, well-being displays


Classroom strategies


Classroom strategies with SEN support

(Provision map)

Including but not limited to:


  • Morning meet with designated adult
  • Visual timetable/now next board
  • Class responsibility
  • Fiddle box resources
  • Contact or worry book
  • Time out card
  • Buddy system in class
  • Social stories
  • Daily or weekly check-in with adult – or as needed
  • Access to quiet playground at lunchtime



  • Wellbeing Group
  • Resilience or self- esteem group
  • Chill Out Club at lunchtime (via Wellbeing)
  • Sensory room use
  • Lego Therapy

External Support


SEN Support


  • Family Wellbeing Referral
  • CAMHS referral






  • Play Therapy referral via SENCo
  • ELSA referral via SENCo
  • Draw and Talk Therapy referral via SENCo