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Wellbeing

At Walthamstow Academy our students’ wellbeing is paramount.

Wellbeing is the state of being “comfortable, healthy and happy”. Our wellbeing varies due to the daily demands of life, however there are various techniques and tips that can help you to improve or maintain positive wellbeing.

Wellbeing is easily split into 3 elements that contribute to our overall wellbeing:

  1. Physical wellbeing – your ability to perform physical activities and carry out daily tasks that are not hindered by physical limitations.
  2. Mental wellbeing - your thoughts and feelings and how you cope with the ups and downs of everyday life.
  3. Social wellbeing - your ability to make and maintain meaningful positive relationships and regular contact with other people in your world.

If you have the correct balance of all three wellbeing elements, you are likely to have positive overall wellbeing.

A message for students – If you would like to speak to a member of staff about your wellbeing, please email your Head of Year.

Please explore the areas below to see how you can improve your physical, mental and social wellbeing.

Physical Wellbeing

 

Explore the videos and resources below to help you exercise safely and effectively to improve your physical wellbeing.

 

3 min Fitness

3 min Fitness 2

How to maintain your posture and health during remote learning

Exercise with The Body Coach (Joe Wicks) Youtube channel

NHS Live Well - Exercise Webpage

Mental Wellbeing

 

Explore the videos and resources below to help you learn about mental health and how you can improve your mental wellbeing.

 

NHS - Every Mind Matters

Young Minds UK

Children's Mental Health Week

NHS - Meetwo app

NHS - Top 10 stress busters

NHS - Mindfulness

NHS - Improve mental wellbeing

Mrs Elliott's Art & Wellbeing Tutorial

Stress Management Techniques

Social Wellbeing

 

Explore the videos and resources below to help you learn about your social health and how to improve your social wellbeing.

 

Communicating with others

Social wellbeing ideas (scroll to social wellbeing section)

How to improve your social skills - careers advice

National Institute of Health - Social Wellness Toolkit

 

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