The well-being of our students, staff and the whole community matters to us here at St John Bosco College.  On this page we have links to a number of resources about supporting young people's well-being and mental health which we hope that you will find helpful.


St John Bosco College is the Lead School for the NHS Trailblazer Cluster here in Battersea and have a team of Emotional Wellbeing Practitioners who work from the school supporting children at SJBC and our partner schools in the local area.  You can find out more about their work below.

Introducing Battersea Emotional Well-being Practitioners video. (click on the link)


The UK Trauma Council has put out some materials which may be useful for schools and for parents. Please note this is NOT to imply that all children will experience traumatic reactions or be traumatised by COVID19 (and or other experiences) but we also are aware that both in the shorter term and longer term some of our children and YP will be impacted by these events.

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Good Thinking launched in November 2017. It is designed for anyone living or working in London. So far almost half a million Londoners have used Good Thinking to tackle sleep, anxiety, stress and depression. It’s free for Londoners thanks to London’s NHS, London’s borough councils and Public Health England. It is delivered by Healthy London Partnership.

Good Thinking - NHS approved wellbeing service | Good Thinking (good-thinking.uk)


The World Health Organisation has some useful resources about coping with stress during the pandemic.  Please see below for more information.

World Health Organisation - Coping With Stress During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Click the picture below to access advice on coping with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Support during holidays and school closures


Dealing with Coronavirus Restrictions over the Winter Break: Top Tips & Activity Ideas for Secondary School Students.

See attachments below:

  • Managing Social Media – a good set of ideas and top tips from Anna Freud for teens.
  • Resources for Education Professionals (wellbeing)- a wide array of resources listed


Parenting Teens in Times of Uncertainty


Managing Anxiety and Teens


Managing Rumination and Overthinking


Understanding and Responding to your Child’s Emotion During lockdown