Welcome to Bishop Challoner Catholic College

“Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” 
World Health Organisation. 2018 

At Bishop Challoner Catholic College we aim to promote good mental health and wellbeing for our whole community: students, staff, parents and carers.


We aim to develop protective factors by being a community in which all:

  • are respected 
  • have a sense of belonging and feel safe
  • are able to talk openly with trusted adults
  • see good mental health as something to be valued and nurtured


We want all members of our community to:

  • feel confident in themselves
  • be able to express a range of emotions appropriately
  • be able to make and maintain positive relationships with others
  • cope with the challenges of everyday life
  • manage times of stress and deal with change
  • thrive and achieve


We aim to achieve this through:

  • living out our school missions statement ”…we give glory to God by developing our full potential…”
  • our PHSE curricuclum 
  • awareness raising (wellbeing assemblies, tips for good mental health)
  • listening to our students 
  • gaining insights via student voice
  • working in partnership with parents/carers where there are concerns about mental health 
  • signposting sources of external help and advice
  • making referrals and working with external agencies to provide additional support to those who need it
  • recognising the importance of staff mental health and wellbeing. 
  • modelling healthy attitudes and habits 


We are not able or qualified to offer:

  • counselling
  • testing and diagnosis of mental health conditions
  • specialist therapies


Mrs Nutt

Assistant Principal
Senior Mental Health Lead

Mr Clarke

Head of Year 10
Key Stage 4 Standards for Learning

Mrs Jethwa

KS3 Standards for Learning

Mrs Peckover

Associate Principal
Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Quigley

Student Support and Mental Health Team
Student Support

Mrs Reynolds

Mental Health Lead
Deputy DSL

Wellbeing Newsletters

Mental Health and Well-being

All Saints Youth Project

Beat Eating Disorders


Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

Big Difference Scheme

Bereavement Support


Edward's Trust

Every Mind Matters

Forward Thinking Birmingham

From Birmingham With Love

Keeping Children Safe


NHS - Covid-19 Response

Operation Encompass



School Nurse Drop-in


Stop Abuse

Sue Ryder

The Waiting Room

Young Minds

Roblox Guide

Teen Sleep Hub

I Am Me

Birmingham City Council - Advice publications

No Panic

NSPCC Information

Summary of Support from Statutory Services

Women's Aid

Anna Freud Parent/Carer Groups


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