Alongside the academic and creative learning, we want our children to be happy while with us and to develop a ‘wellbeing’ toolkit to take them on into adolescence and adulthood. Our approach is built around the importance of self-knowledge and then having the right words to describe a feeling, its cause and if desirable, how to feel better.
We are Behaviour Hub lead school for the DFE and we are focused on exemplifying and sharing the systems and culture needed to support outstanding behaviour in schools.
Alongside this and informed by latest research and designed by experts, the team at Charles Dickens have the developed the Wellbeing School.
The Wellbeing School presents a whole-school curriculum carefully curated to promote positive mental health and wellbeing in children. Find out more below:
Alongside this, children are given responsibilities, freedoms, a voice and the opportunity to lead. The UNICEF rights of the child are ‘lived’ throughout the school and as such, we were designated a UNICEF Rights Respecting Gold School in January 2019.
We have a skilled pastoral team who ensure that every child gets the support they need to feel ready to take on the next opportunities, responsibilities and challenges that life offers.