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Mental Health Support Team

At Puss Bank School and Nursery, we are lucky to be able to able to have dedicated support from the Education Mental Health Support Team (MHST). 


Mr Cooper, our Learning Mentor, works closely with the Team to understand the best support progression for your child. 


Have a look at the information below to see how the MHST works with children and families at Puss Bank. 



Introduction to the Mental Health Support Team

Come and be part of this exciting new course being offered at Puss Bank

Introducing the Timid to Tiger Parenting Workshop!

We are pleased to be working with the MHST to offer the Timid To Tiger Course from September 2024 here in school.


What is From Timid To Tiger?

uFrom timid to tiger is a group for parents of children who are struggling with anxiety.
uThe group supports parents to learn new cognitive behavioural strategies for anxiety management.
uParents are encouraged to apply strategies to all children in the home.
uThis group purely focusses on anxiety and is not designed to support with behavioural issues.

Who is From Timid To Tiger for?

uThe group is for parents or caregivers of primary School aged children, who have mild to moderate levels of anxiety that negatively impact on daily functioning.

Children may be experiencing symptoms such as:

uFrequent worries
uAvoidance of certain activities, places, etc. – this may impact the whole family 
uDifficulty managing emotions
uDifficulty solving problems independently
uDifficulty separating from parents
uPhysical symptoms of anxiety e.g. tummy ache, headache, panic attacks
Want to know more?
Please contact Mr Cooper at school or leave a message at the office and he will call you back. 
We aim to have a list of all interested parents by the early July so that we can complete all the necessary paperwork.

Read more about Timid to Tiger on the powerpoint