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The St Marylebone CE Bridge School

Mental Health Aims

Mental health 


  • For pupils to have knowledge about mental health in order to challenge the stigma attached to it.

  • For pupils to develop knowledge and understanding of their value to society.

  • To support and enable pupils to develop an understanding of themselves, their sense of self and to build confidence and self-esteem.

  • To promote the importance of positive mental health

  • To develop psychological skills/strategies to live a successful and independent life.

  • To develop an understanding of their emotions.

  • To identify the support network available to them when they are struggling with their feelings.

  • To develop self-advocacy skills, including the ability to ask for help when needed.

  • For pupils to be aware of mental health problems in order to recognise and seek support.

  • For pupils to be aware of the mental health support available in the community.

  • For pupils to have the skills to navigate the mental health support available to them in the community.

  • To ensure all pupils leave SMBS prepared for transition to post-16 settings and adulthood.