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Mental Health & Wellbeing


At Upperby Primary School, we have always valued and recognised the importance of supporting our children to be happy, healthy resilient individuals who can cope with life’s challenges.  All of our staff work hard to support the mental health and well-being of all the children and adults in our school community.  We aim to take away the stigma and negativity and help our pupils and families to talk openly.


Please use this page to help you find out about how our school supports your child’s mental health and to access resources and support for any concerns you may have about a child’s mental health.


Our School’s Designated Mental Health Ambassadors are:

Mrs Burns (Deputy Headteacher)

Miss Wilson (PSHE Subject Lead)

Mrs Chan (Pastoral Support)



Click on the picture to view the whole booklet.


If you need help with Child Mental Health


It may be that your child is currently displaying: low mood, worry, social anxiety, separation anxiety, panic, obessesions or compulsions.  You may be experiencing mental health issues yourself and are conscious that this may be impacting upon your child or children.    


If you feel you child or children would benefit from support within school, please do contact us. 



Carlisle Mental Health Support Team

We are lucky enough to be working with two trainee Educational Mental Health Practitioners this academic year.  Kate and Jenny will be supporting children and their families who require additional support.  Please see their profiles below.