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Wright Robinson College


My Mind My Body



Our duty of care for the health and wellbeing of all members of the Wright Robinson community permeates all aspects of college life. We actively promote a mentally healthy environment, supporting our students, staff and parents / carers with their mental health & wellbeing.  

We have created and implemented a whole college wellbeing programme called ‘My Mind My Body’. The programme highlights the importance of looking after and supporting both physical and mental wellbeing.  

My Mind My Body (MMMB) is fully embedded within the college's; curriculum, enrichment, pastoral support, staff programme and our wider community. It also has its own unique logo in keeping with the college’s TEAM WRC ethos.

Key Staff 

Here at Wright Robinson, we have a strong teaching and pastoral team who support both our students and parents/ carers mental health and wellbeing.

Pastoral staff are trained Mental Health first aiders who work closely with our Mental health & wellbeing lead.

Our Support Unit Manager also offers additional support for a student’s emotional health and wellbeing alongside our school nurse. We have a strong link with outside agencies and are part of the Manchester Healthy schools’ & Mental Health Lead network. 

If you have any concerns relating to your child, please contact the relevant pastoral team who will be able to offer you support and guidance. 


Student Wellbeing Support

The curriculum highlights the importance of personal development and growth, with units of work focusing on aspects of a wellbeing. 

Our enrichment and extra-curricular programmes also focus on promoting thebenefits of MMMB through our ‘Let’s modules (let’s Play, let’s Read, let’s write etc)These are clubs and activities which provide opportunities for students andstaff to take part in to improve physical, social and mental wellbeing.  


MMMB is also incorporated into form time, assemblies, student voice & our wellbeing walls, where weekly topics are presented along with tips and ideas to promote health and wellbeing.  

Students are encourage to seek support if they have any worries, students can access support from the year office, the student services team, form tutors or any member of staff. 

Student Wellbeing Champions 

The latest addition to the MMMB programme is our Student Wellbeing Champions. Their role is to help promote the wellbeing of their peers and the school community. Successful applicants from across all year groups will be invited to attend regular meetings with our Mental Health Lead and continue to drive MMMB forward.

Additional responsibilities will include supporting the planning of the college’s wellbeing weeks, delivering assemblies on mental health and wellbeing, and representing the college at community wellbeing events.

Applications for 2022/23 are now open. 


wellbeing champions.pdf


student wellbeing champions application form.pdf


 Events and News 

Wright Robinson College are proud to be supporting Young Minds and saying #HelloYellow for World Mental Health Day 2022. Thank you to all the students and staff who have taken part and donated. @YoungMinds #HelloYellow #TeamWRC


Parent and Carer Wellbeing Support

We recognise the importance of providing wellbeing support to our parents/ carers & wider community through MMMB.

We offer comprehensive support through -

  • Drop-in sessions
  • Pastoral support 
  • Early Help Assessments
  • Wellbeing evenings with key speakers
  • Referrals to external agencies
  • Monthly wellbeing bulletin

Please see our external support information & contacts section for additional links. 

Parent & Carer Wellbeing Wednesday bulletin

Parent & Carer Wellbeing Wednesday bulletin 2021-2022


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December 2021 

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Parent & Carer Wellbeing Wednesday bulletin 2022-2023


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November 2022 (Extra Material)

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Parent & Carer Wellbeing Wednesday bulletin 2023-2024

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November 2023

Staff Wellbeing Support

We also understand the importance of supporting and looking after staff wellbeing. Our HR manager and MHL supports staff members and signposts for additional support. Staff wellbeing is supported by SLT & management are highly involved in the wellbeing of the whole college. 

Our staff wellbeing team deliver the wellbeing support to staff through – staff wellbeing boards, positive calendars, staff recognition, staff events, staff buddies, wellbeing sessions, wellbeing weeks & work life balance sessions.

Additional support and resources 

Education Support 

Action for happiness 

Young Minds- Wellbeing in schools tips 

External Support Information & Contacts

Mental Health and Wellbeing signposting and guidance 

Please see the collection of links and resources below, which can further help support mental health and emotional wellbeing. 

Manchester based support 


Additional support 


Awards and Recognition

Manchester Healthy Schools Programme - Special Commendation 2020/21 

Wright Robinson College was awarded for their great commitment and dedication to the Wellbeing For Education Return Programme, and in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of their whole school community. The WER Programme Lead was very impressed with the work that the college has undertaken. It was recognised that the college has gone above and beyond to respond to the mental health needs of their pupils, whether it's asking for advice and guidance, or requesting training and resources. 


Educate Awards - Mental Health and Wellbeing finalist 2022 

This award focuses on a long-term culture of a school promoting positive social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and those with an ethos where mental health is regarded as the responsibility of all. The award recognised our provision and interventions for pupils and staff, a commitment to promoting mental health as part of school life and can include views from parents, pupils and teachers.


Manchester Healthy Schools - Big Health Challenge Award Winners 2022

Wright Robinson College are extremely proud to announce that Wright Robinson College has been awarded 1st place in the Manchester Healthy Schools 'The Big Health Challenge 2022'. 

This year's competition theme was ‘What are you as a school community doing to promote positive health & wellbeing with next year’s Year 7? 
Our winning entry included of a primary school wellbeing festival organised and delivered by our year 9 Young Leaders. The activities focused on the 5 ways to wellbeing and dealing with change when moving to secondary school.


WAS - Wellbeing Award for Schools 

Our application was successful and we have been awarded The WAS - Wellbeing Award for Schools. This award focuses on developing the long-term culture of the whole school. It uses  an evidence-based framework to drive change, it will help deliver staff and pupil wellbeing, review staff training, and revise policies. This award acknowledges that mental health and wellbeing sit at the heart of our school life.