Celebrating kindness in Place2Be schools
This week Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme is ‘kindness’. We launched our virtual Kindness Cups to celebrate kindness in our schools, and to encourage schools across the UK to do the same.
We asked Place2Be staff to nominate individuals in their schools who they think deserve to receive a Kindness Cup - someone who has gone above and beyond expectations and shown extraordinary kindness.
Today, we’re delighted to share the winners of our Kindness Cups:
St Mary’s CE High School, Cheshunt
Jane Gillett, Mental Health Lead, & Debbie Dowsett, Safeguarding Lead
Croftfoot Primary School, Glasgow
St Mary & St Michael Catholic Primary School, Tower Hamlets
Tower Hamlets Holiday Playscheme
Casterton Primary Academy, Burnley
Lindsay Whitham, Front office staff member
Devonshire Park Primary School, Merseyside
Nathan, Year 6 Student
Tynecastle High School, Edinburgh
Yvonne McGregor, Pupil Support Officer
Stewards Academy, Harlow
Amanda Atkinson, Inclusion Manager
Salmestone Primary School, Margate
Prendergast Vale College, Lewisham
Pupils (nominated by Amanda Johnston, School Project Manager)
Riley: ‘Mum is a key worker he has shown strength and resilience taking care of his sister enabling a stable and healthy routine.’
Chantelle: ‘A young carer supporting her Mum and caring for younger siblings daily’.
David: ‘is a young carer selfless and considerate at all times.’
Kate: ‘Showing considerable strength through difficult times.’
Asna: ‘Both her parents are key workers, she takes care of younger siblings, helps with cooking and chores making a difference.’
Shanaye: ‘Mum has had a baby this week- she has been supportive in the run up to the birth and has continued to support the family daily.’
Jayden: ‘Kind and caring by nature - he helps support friends regularly.’
If you know someone who you think deserves to be recognised, download our free Kindness Cup toolkit and award your own Kindness Cups. Share your winners on social media, and tag Place2Be, so we can help you to celebrate them.
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