At Blackpool Sixth we take our student and staff wellbeing extremely seriously and have set up a wellbeing taskforce to support all members of our college community with their wellbeing in order to ensure that they ‘Thrive’.
Each member of our task force has a designated duty to support our inclusive aims and allow everybody the skills and opportunity to succeed.
Principal function: To be points of contact for staff/students in college for wellbeing queries and concerns and be able to advise staff on the most appropriate forms of action. As well as developing and delivering college wide wellbeing activities throughout the year.
David Williams – College Lead for Student Wellbeing and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Curtis Jackson – College Lead for Staff Wellbeing and Designated Safeguarding Person
Alex Gardner – ‘Thrive’ and wellbeing champion and Designated Safeguarding Person
Nicola Kelly – Social media, website producer and wellbeing champion
Annmaria John – Staff wellbeing champion
Lucy Doyle – Students with SEND wellbeing champion
Rebecca Lawson – Pastoral Wellbeing champion
Carey Guite – Welfare Officer
Debbie Lindsay – Pastoral Welfare champion
Julie Halliwell – FYI and Library Wellbeing champion
Sam Brown – Curriculum Wellbeing champion
Our activities can contribute to personal and social development, whilst developing important skills such as commitment, good citizenship, initiative, leadership and team spirit, all of interest to employers and universities.
Below you will find a series of health and fitness video links from 6xtra that you can access any time, any place.
The programme also offers the chance to develop an existing skill or learn something new. CLICK HERE to view the full programme.
British Army Fitness Workout (20 minutes)
Freestyle Football Moves/Tricks (10 minutes)
Yoga for Beginners with Adriene (23 minutes)
HIIT Workout for beginners with Joe Wicks (22 minutes)
Bollywood Dancing with Manpreet (13 minutes)
Guided Meditation with Kassandra (15 minutes)