Tattershall Primary School

Tattershall Primary School
Believe, Achieve, Succeed

Tattershall, Lincoln LN4 4QZ T: 01526 342045 E: enquiries@tattershallprimary.lincs.sch.uk

Mental Health and Wellbeing

At Tattershall Primary School, we are committed to supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of our pupils and staff. We know that everyone experiences life challenges that can make us vulnerable and at times, anyone may need additional emotional support. We take the view that positive mental health is everybody’s business and that we all have a role to play. 

 At our school we:

Well-being Ambassadors

This year we will be establishing ‘Wellbeing Ambassadors’ within our KS2 children. The Ambassadors will have a responsibility for leading and promoting wellbeing throughout school and they will drive the message forward and release the stigma around talking about challenging feelings and encourage people to talk. The Wellbeing Ambassadors will provide feedback on what’s working well and highlight any gaps in whole-school approaches to wellbeing.  
The role of the Wellbeing Ambassador was decided by the team and is listed below:

Meet our Well-being Ambassadors 2022-2023

Coming soon!

Useful Links

Information from Lincolnshire County Council and NHS Lincolnshire

Emotional Wellbeing, Mental Health, Behaviour and Neurodevelopment Services for Children and Young People (CYP)

A wide range of services are available in Lincolnshire to support children and young people, their families and the professionals working with them to:

The services below are generally ordered from more universal preventative and early support
services (green) through to more targeted/bespoke support (amber) and specialist/medical or crisis services (red).

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Online Pathway

An online pathway for emotional wellbeing, mental health and behavioural concerns was developed in 2017 to provide the first step for children and young people, families and professionals to access online information and self-care advice all in one place, including what support is available and how to access help. It was designed for young people, following engagement with young people, parents/carers and professionals.

Children’s Health Service 0-19 (Lincolnshire County Council)

The service supports the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme across Lincolnshire for children, young people and their families aged up to 19 years (up to 25 with SEND). Health Visitors provide support from before birth through the early years up to end of reception year:

Tel. 01522 843000 (self-referrals accepted)
Email bs_healthservices@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Online Counselling Service - Kooth

Kooth offers a safe and confidential online counselling and support service, which is available free to young people across the Lincolnshire area aged 11-18 years old (up to age 25 if SEND or leaving care). It is available 12pm-10pm Mon-Fri and 6pm-10pm Sat-Sun. Other non-counselling support is available 24/7. The service incorporates counselling, message boards, forums and advice on a range of topics including managing exam stress, healthy relationships, anxiety and bullying.


Here4You and Healthy Minds Lincolnshire – Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust

Here4You advice line is available for children and young people, parents/carers and professionals from 9.30am-4.30pm Mon-Fri but can also be contacted 24/7 for out of hours crisis advice/assessment. Healthy Minds Lincolnshire provides emotional wellbeing support to children and young people up to age 19 (age 25 if SEND or leaving care), when they feel that life is getting out of control and they need some help to cope. It is available 9.30am-4.30pm Mon-Fri. The service focuses on early intervention, promoting resilience and the prevention of emotional wellbeing concerns escalating to mental health issues.

Tel. 0800 234 6342 (self-referrals accepted)
Email lincs.spa@nhs.net
www.lpft.nhs.uk/young-people/lincolnshire/professionals/service-offer-and-referrals/healthyminds- lincolnshire

Mental Health Support Teams – Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust

Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs) are being introduced across Lincolnshire as part of a national roll-out. These teams provide additional support for low to moderate emotional and mental health concerns to children and young people and their families and carers through schools and colleges. There are currently four MHSTs operational in Lincolnshire: two in Lincoln and Gainsborough (and surrounding area) and two in Boston and Skegness (and surrounding area). A further MHST is planned to be operational in Spalding from September 2023, followed by two more in Grantham and Sleaford (and surrounding area) from January 2024.

Tel. 0800 234 6342 (self-referrals accepted)
Email lincs.spa@nhs.net
www.lpft.nhs.uk/young-people/lincolnshire/professionals/service-offer-and-referrals/mentalhealth- support-teams

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation

CAMHS supports Lincolnshire children and young people up to age 18 (age 25 if leaving care) who are experiencing moderate, acute and severe, complex and/or enduring mental health problems or disorders:

Tel. 0800 234 6342 (self-referrals accepted)
Email lincs.spa@nhs.net

CAMHS Crisis and Enhanced Treatment Team (CCETT) – Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust

CAMHS CCETT is available for children and young people experiencing a mental health crisis that urgently require specialist/intensive input. Crisis support, including assessment and brief intervention, is available 24/7.

Tel. 0303 123 4000 (professional referral only – if a young person requires medical treatment or is at imminent risk of harm they should go straight to A&E)

Lincolnshire Behaviour Outreach Support Service (BOSS) – Family Action Trust

BOSS offers support to schools as part of the Lincolnshire Ladder of Behavioural Intervention. It provides a holistic, integrated range of interventions to help schools improve their ability to support pupils displaying behaviour that challenges, and also offers intensive intervention for pupils at the
point of permanent exclusion, with time-limited referrals to bespoke pre-exclusion placements in specialist provision or alternative pathways.

Tel.01522 684769 (referral via schools)
Email lincolnshireboss@family-action.org.uk

Working Together Team (WTT) – Gosberton House Academy

The WTT offers professional support to Lincolnshire schools and academies for students with a range of social communication/Autism needs and/or learning difficulties, providing practical assistance and training.

Tel. 01775 840250 (referral via schools)
Email outreach@gosberton-house.lincs.sch.uk

Children's Therapy Services – Lincolnshire Community Health Services Trust

Lincolnshire’s Community Health Services Trust offers occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy for children and young people up to age 19 countywide in a variety of locations.

Tel. 01522 512512 (Lincoln County Hospital)
Email LHNT.community-paediatrics@nhs.net

Community Paediatric Service – United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust

The countywide Community Paediatric Service sees children up to their 16th birthday for problems including Autism, ADHD, Developmental Delay and Cerebral Palsy. Referrals for most concerns should be made by the child or young person’s school using the referral forms available on the Family Services Directory website.

Tel. 01522 512512 (Lincoln County Hospital)
Email LHNT.community-paediatrics@nhs.net

Other Resources

YoungMinds – the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. They offer information, expert knowledge, online resources, outreach etc.

Tel. 0808 802 5544 (parent helpline)
Tel. 020 7089 5050 (general enquiries)
Urgent Support – Text YM to 85258

CASY Counselling – www.casy.org.uk
Lincs SHINE – www.lincsshine.co.uk
MindEd – www.minded.org.uk
We Are With You – www.wearewithyou.org.uk
Stay Safe Partnership – www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/schools-and-education/stay-safe-partnership
Early Help – www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/safeguarding/lscp/1
Anna Freud – National Centre for Children and Families - www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/youthwellbeing/

Anxiety UK - www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Parenting Smart - parentingsmart.place2be.org.uk