Beckfoot Schoolworks with Place2Be, a children's mental health charity that helps pupils explore their emotions and feel better about themselves.
Young people can go to the Place2Be room in school to express themselves by making art, talking and more.
Why is Place2Be useful?
Sometimes young people can feel particularly sad, confused, scared or angry. Maybe something difficult happened at home, like losing a family member or parents separating. Or perhaps they’re struggling with something at school, like bullying. This can make them behave differently, lose confidence in themselves or find it difficult to concentrate in class. Place2Be is there to help young people find ways to cope, so their worries don’t get in the way of their friendships, their learning or how they feel about themselves.
What does Place2Be do?
Place2Be’s professionals work with young people one-to-one or in small groups, giving regular support for pupils who need it. Young people can also book a short appointment to talk about any problems or worries they have – this is called Place2Talk.
Please find the Place2Talk parent carer info sheet here
Please find the Place2Talk agreement letter here
How does Place2Be work with adults?
Place2Be provides support and advice for parents and carers, as well as teachers and school staff. Get in touch with the Place2Be staff member below to find out more.
What is Place2Talk?
Place2Talk is the place for worries and problems. Via email or drop-in at the Place2Be office students book appointments with Dr Judith Revers. The sessions are usually held over lunchtime. Students can attend on their own for a 15 minute session. When government guidance allows, they will also be able to attend with peers.
Dr Judith Revers is our School Project Manager for Place2Be.
Judith and her team work Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays all-day and you can either arrange a Zoom meeting by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call Judith on 07790 977 851. If you want to find out more about Place2Be visit place2be.org.uk