Over the last few months, we have been working hard to achieve our Amber Flag. This is an initiative which aims to promote positive mental health and well being in our school. It involves the school coming together to create a positive and healthy attitude towards our physical and mental health and wellbeing. The amber flag is awarded upon achieving these aims and we are delighted to say that we have been awarded the flag and will be able to fly it outside the school!
Our Amber flag committee, which consists of members of the student council, were busy this year helping organize activities to achieve this. Some of the things we have already undertaken include;
-Creating an Amber flag noticeboard
-Sticking positive posters and affirmations around the school
-The organization of a wellbeing week last November.
-The introduction of the ‘Lust for Life’ programme in 5th and 6th class.
-Wellbeing Wednesday activities during our online learning.
-A ‘Fun Friday’ colourful non-uniform day to raise money for Pieta house.
-We also in the process of creating a ‘worry box’ in all classrooms where any worries or concerns can be dealt with in a discreet manner by staff members.
We look forward to continuing to build upon creating a positive attitude and safe environment for everyone in SBB and flying our Amber flag with pride!