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KSA supports Mental Health Awareness Day

On Friday 14 February Kettering Science Academy will be supporting Northamptonshire’s Mental Health Awareness Day.

Kettering Science Academy’s Anti-Bullying Lead Teacher Mr Crane said: ‘We celebrate various events throughout the year and have a monthly Anti-Bullying theme. Mental Health Awareness Day is very important to us – last year we had the memorable oversized balloon arch in our restaurant.

‘This year all of our students will watch and discuss a ten minute video on mental health concerns amongst young people; with our Year 7 and 8 students completing word searches on key terminology. All students will be offered a bright yellow wristband to show their support for the day.

‘We run a successful “Talk Out Loud” campaign and encourage students to “ASK TWICE” when seeing if someone is okay. Mental wellbeing is a priority for every member of staff at Kettering Science Academy, and we are working really hard to remove the stigma that is often attached to it.’

For more information on Talk Out Loud click here.

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