At Testbourne Community School we take the time to look after our mental wellbeing.

There are regular opportunities during tutor time to discuss any issues and concerns and we now have a mental wellbeing section for students on SharePoint.

In this section, pupils will find: a feel-good playlist; staff mental wellbeing profiles and useful links and resources to help support their mental wellbeing. 

 We want to encourage students to be `Mind Kind` - that is being kind to themselves and ensuring they have the tools to help them deal with any situations and feelings they may face.  The concept behind `Mind Kind` is also about being kind to each-other and supporting the Testbourne community to have a positive mental wellbeing.

Fearless by Liam Hackett

Fearless is a go-to guide for being your best self from the founder of anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label. This book helps you find the confidence to break free from labels and stereotypes to be your true self. Includes interviews with inspirational people such as body positive activists, disability campaigners and those who have defied society’s gender stereotypes.

Mrs E Bates

We asked our teaching staff what music they listen to to relax and feel good.

Heart of Glass – Blondie

Porcelain – Moby

Bobby McFerrin – Don’t worry, be happy

Aerosmith – Dream on

Mr Blue Sky – by ELO

Jump by Pointer Sisters

Shake it off by Taylor Swift

Dancing Queen by Abba

Basement Jaxx – Where’s your head at?

9-5 or Jolene by Dolly Parton

Heros (we could be) by Alesso 

Together in Electric Dreams (Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder)

I Won't Back Down (Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers)

A Design for Life (Manic Street Preachers)

Rudimental – Feel the love

Nina Simone – Feeing good

Rockafella Skank (Fatboy Slim)

Heartbeat City (The Cars)

Out of Touch (Daryl Hall & John Oates)

Destiny’s Child Survivor

Richard Ashcroft – Lucky Man

Rod Steward – Young Turks

Romy – Lifetime

Arlo Parks – Hurt

Bob Sinclar – World Hold On

Florence and the Machine – Shake it Out

Florence and the Machine – Dog Days Are Over

Miley Cyrus - The Climb

Earth, Wind and Fire – September

Golden Retriever by Super Furry Animals (happy track)

The Water by Johnny Flynn and Laura Marling

 ‘Don’t Stop me Now’ by Queen

‘Immortals’ by Fall Out Boy

Moana ‘How far I’ll go’!

Here comes the sun by The Beatles.

Three Little Birds ( Don't Worry About a Thing ) - Bob Marley

Queen: It’s a beautiful day

Enya: Watermark

Sunday Best by Surfaces

Chica de ayer by Antonio Vega

La bicicleta by Carlos Vives and Shakira

The acoustic version of Status Quo NANANA

Viva la Vida Coldplay

O Coldplay

Rudimental – Not Giving in

Eminem – Lose yourself