Scoil Chríost Rí
Presentation School, Portlaoise

One Good School

One Good School

Jigsaw’s One Good School™ is an initiative which supports the mental health and wellbeing of young people by developing a shared responsibility across the whole school community. One Good School | Initiative for Schools | Jigsaw

One Good School Team

Team Lead – Ms. Debbie O’Dwyer

Management – Ms. Anne Dollard

Teachers – Ms. Victoria Ryan and Ms. Roisin Poole

Parents – Mr. Jimmy Hewitt, Ms. Dolores Hewitt, Mr. Paul Traynor

Students – Mary O’Brien, Sarah Gorman, Roisin Lalor, Caoimhe Hewitt

Action Plan

Group Priority Areas Area of activity to be completed Plan for rollout of this activity Target completion date
School Leadership Relevant knowledge and information for whole school mental health promotion. Leadership webinars x3 Senior Leadership team will attend 3 webinars during the year. June 2023
School Staff

Relevant knowledge for mental health promotion

Mental Health and Wellbeing - A One Good School approach online course This will be completed during a staff meeting by all staff. October 2022

Strategies to support anxiety in the classroom.

  1. Understanding anxiety in the classroom

  2. Peer Education

  1. Staff will be provided with course information

  2. One teacher will provide in class support to 6 TY students delivering the peer education

1. June 2023

2. June 2023

Young People
  1. Knowing how to ask for help.

  2. Confidence educating young students

Let's Talk Sure Why Not? An online course for students All students will complete this course in a Wellbeing / SPHE / Religion class during Mental Health Awareness week. October 2022

3. Ways to share ideas about looking after mental health

  1. My Mental Health What helps?

  2. Peer education

  1. 5th year students - 1 class at a time

  2. Six TY students to deliver to all 1st year students during Wellbeing class.

1. June 2023

2. June 2023

Parent / Guardians
  1. Having skills to help your child
Mental Health Awareness Webinar for Parents / Guardians Parents invited to attend 2 webinars through the school app and social media

6th December 2022

14th March 2023

2. Know enough about youth mental health Mental Health Awareness course Parents invited to complete during Mental Health Awareness Week - informed through school app and social media October 2022



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One Good School Award 2022-2023
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