Brighton Hill Community School, Brighton Way, Basingstoke, RG22 4HS
We are extremely proud of The Well-Being Centre (WBC) which launched in January 2022. The vision is to support the students of BHCS with their physical, mental and emotional well-being. The centre provides a safe and calming environment for students who are struggling with issues in and outside of school. This fantastic provision within the school is accessible to all students of BHCS.
The WBC is a facility designed to enhance student well-being and offer a safe environment where students can be heard and supported which in turn, will positively impact their learning, attendance and general well-being. All of the WBC staff are experienced in supporting students with any well-being related issues which may have an impact on their learning. We believe in an inclusive environment and will do our best to help students to improve their outcomes.
Attendance is a key element to our role within the school, we work together with students and parents/carers to maintain attendance and support students in terms of achieving the highest rate possible.
The WBC staff members include:
The support and interventions offered in the WBC include:
CAMHS - Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service is an NHS specialist service
CAMHS - A selection of podcasts from CAMHs covering all things from ADHD to Trauma
Mermaids - Helping gender-diverse young people and their families since 1995
Winstons Wish – Support children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling
Kooth - Free online counselling support for young people
Young Minds - Supporting mental health of young people
Samaritans - Samaritans works to make sure there’s always someone there for anyone who needs someone
Childline - Get help and advice about a wide range of issues
Barnardos.org.uk - Support for targeted students
Shaw Trust - Support young people in gaining employment
Basingstoke Young Carers - Support for young people who have to care for a sick or disabled relative
YPI Counselling - Registered charity offering counselling to young people aged 11-25
Mental Health Difficulties in Children and Young People - A Toolkit for Parents