Staff Mental Health & Wellbeing

Hello and welcome to the KESH staff mental health and wellbeing web page. The web page has help and support links, tips, advice and more. We hope you find it useful.

If you are struggling with any aspect of Academy life from live lessons planning/delivery to dealing with challenging mental health issues such as stress and anxiety, THERE IS ALWAYS SOMEONE TO TALK TO, be it your Head of Department, a member of the Senior Leadership Team, or any colleague who you feel happy around. We are in this together... we are a team.

King Edward VI
Sheldon Heath Academy
Staff Welfare Form

You are not alone. You matter. Let us know how we can support you.

This form will be emailed to Mr Miller (DSL) at KESH Academy.

Podcasts and radio

  • Heart - Paul McKenna (positivity)
    Paul McKenna's Positivity Podcast: Three special episodes to help survive the coronavirus crisis.

    Click here
  • Mental health podcasts
    A range of podcasts and videos on mental health and wellbeing.

    Click here
  • BBC WM Coronavirus
    BBC WM showcases organisations who offer guidance and advice on surviving the coronavirus

    Click here
  • Imperial College podcast
    In this edition: Exploring pandemic mental health, comparing spaceflight and frontline NHS work, and linking severe morning sickness with depression.

    Click here

BBC Teach

A new support and wellbeing space to help staff in education through the stress and pressures of the school year.

Find Out More

King Edward Foundation & Birmingham support

Employee assistance

PDF (403 KB)

NHS Mental Health Support

PDF (97 KB)

Survirus kit

PDF (4 MB)

The external links below take you to useful information on managing your wellbeing.

BBC
Gyms might be closed but there are other ways to stay fit and healthy.
Time to change
Checking in on your family, friends and colleagues during the coronavirus outbreak is more important than ever.
NHS
vidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
NHS
This mood self-assessment can help you better understand how you've been feeling recently.
NHS
On this page you can listen to a series of mental wellbeing audio guides to help you boost your mood.
Every Mind Matters - YouTube
Take a deep breath in and a long exhale out – feels good, doesn't it? Try our mindful breathing exercise video to help you feel more calm and present.

Tasty Recipe Ideas - South Asian Food

Dish of Week 1
Tandoori Chicken
Dish of Week 2
Mixed Veg Curry
Dish of Week 3
Fish Tikka Masala Curry
Dish of Week 5
Beef Kofta

About

King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham is a charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered number 10654935. Registered office: Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UD. Academy tel: 0121 464 4428.

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