Youth Council Open Letter

I am sharing with you an open letter, written by West Cumbria Youth Council and endorsed by Workington Reds and Whitehaven AFC, to give a message to young people across West Cumbria. They also teamed up with the Workington Reds to create a short youtube message to give support and encouragement to young people. https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FJp4Sy86F2AY%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR1mbV-aYXJpBlOznjY5CVesklKfH54hEW7l1aimP3z7cwOcD53qkMboY9A&h=AT3GHfE0_Rvfzk2kNXVSu0TYD56NUUpz7YFG8t9ChD2gAg2SYv9FoGeWPciZa1UqBy-JpgN2NxQbQaFct-y8HPeF0wYHluFz7WoRVA02_sVd1J49itc-0P3VDdgmHzmRF4OJfJAti35oYXYOzg&__tn__=-UK-R&c[0]=AT1OEYWCY5enPGXn3UfhTSDgc8GCeedKcNEBG02WlY-UdMp9baI60jMmYxSGypVZpEa3sKMqiJdnbNllUggm9Im73H_VyNmbeMvbxueEJ9V8VtPnmRtJlef3cScfiMYXDhw0KR6WVIRruNrWyolNyyt1AkTyRHgGyKDilKo8Yg3iqIzjKng

Student Work

A painting done by Jacob (9NMG) over the Christmas Period. It represents some of his thoughts surrounding mental health. The left eye (hand behind bars) represents your mind trying to break free. The colourful right eye is how you want to be seen by others. The mouth is zipped to represent how you are sometimes…

Young Health Champion

Are you aged between 14 and 25 with an interest in health and wellbeing then the Level 2 Award for Young Health Champions (YHC) is the qualification for you. As a Young Health Champion you will be providing support to develop healthier lifestyles at your school, college or workplace and will have the opportunity to…

Dove self-esteem project

We would like to share a resource created by Dove, for parents and carers. This resource will give you tools to teach your children about self-esteem, whilst at home. The resource is made up of a series of articles covering key topics that affect self-esteem. Each article starts out with an introduction to a theme…

Kooth Resources

Kooth are excited to share another resource from their ‘Struggling at Christmas’ series. The series covers different aspects that young people may struggle with over the seasonal period. Last week they shared a resource on dealing with loss at Christmas, talking about ways to normalise the experience of grief over the holidays. The next resource…

Brilliant Schools initiative

This morning, The Decommissioning Alliance (TDA) had a fantastic conversation with Dr Andy Cope, founder of Art of Brilliance, surrounding their new ‘Brilliant Schools’ initiative. Members of the Decommissioning Delivery Partnership (DDP) framework, including TDA, ADAPT, Orano and also community support group Well Whitehaven, have decided to sponsor the initiative, which seeks to instil positivity,…