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Wellbeing Committee

Terms of Reference 

Overall purpose

To consider safeguarding and equalities implications when undertaking all committee functions, and to act as a critical friend for teaching staff.

  •  To monitor and evaluate student and staff wellbeing.
  •  To make key decisions regarding the wellbeing of students and staff, with the aim of improving the overall wellbeing of the school.
  •  To review school policies within the school’s review framework which relate to student and staff mental health and wellbeing.
  •  To monitor and respond to the coronavirus pandemic, and the potential wellbeing impacts on students and staff.

 Definition of wellbeing

  •  The World Health Organisation defines well-being as a state of mind in which “every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community."
  •  For Parliament Hill, this means that any staff or student can succeed academically or in their job, can cope with normal stresses of learning or working in the school, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to the Parli community.

 Members of the Wellbeing Committee are:

  •  Cathryn Turhan (chair)
    • Mel Charles
    • Emily Jones
    • Daniel Silverstone
    • Vassilis Zarifis.