St John's CE (VA) J and I School

Wellbeing and Mental Health

At St John's Church School, we understand the importance of a positive Mental Health. We know this is important and therefore are aware of the importance of prioritising this for all our families. 



Mr Bradbury, our Deputy Head and SENCo, is our school's Senior Mental Health Leader. He works closely with external agencies to offer advice and support for everyone in relation to their wellbeing. Mr Bradbury holds the Youth Mental Health First Aider Qualification and has completed the accredited  Senior Mental Health Leader training. 


The mental health and well-being of our children is important to us. Below are some links to information and websites of which we hope will be helpful. If you wish to discuss any concerns you may have, please feel free to have a chat with a member of staff.

Staying Calm when your Kids are Stressed Out

Family Rules

Northorpe Hall Child and Family Trust

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Kirklees Parents and Carers Directory

Young Minds - for young people's mental health 

Thriving Kirklees - health and wellbeing services for children and young people

Kirklees Mental Health Card - signposting sources of help and support in Kirklees

School Anxiety Journal - helping you to help your child with issues of attending school.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy

Take a Look at some of the following Mental Health and Wellbeing Websites that my be useful. 

There are little things we can all do to look after our mental wellbeing, and these can make a big difference to how we feel.


Search Every Mind Matters for free, NHS approved advice and simple tips to help you look after your mental wellbeing and see whether you can make them part of your daily routine.


Find your little big thing.


Every Mind Matters 


Mind Plan


Self-help CBT techniques 


Anxiety easing email program 


Putting sleep first programme


Mindfulness and Meditation 

St John's School is proud to be part of Kirklees Keep in Mind. This mental health service offers a range of support and networks for parents and children who may require additional support . 

Mr Bradbury is our school's Senior Mental Health Lead and is able to support you with any queries or questions regarding Mental Health, including where to turn to if you do require more support. 

We are also pleased to work alongside Kath Madden, who is able to offer support for parents. 

Fieldhead, Off Leymoor Road, GOLCAR, Huddersfield, HD7 4QQ

01484 644444