Amber Flag

The St. Andrew’s Amber Flag Committee have been working very hard this year towards hopefully receiving an Amber Flag for the school.

The Pieta Amber Flag Initiative recognises the individual efforts of primary and secondary schools, Youthreach, third level institutions, community groups and clubs to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental well-being.

The committee set three main goals for the year:

  1. Plan a Well-being week packed with activities to promote mental health awareness, kindness and inclusion in our school community.
  2. Organise a fundraiser in aid of Pieta House.
  3. Create a Well-being/ Amber Flag notice board in the school.
Wellbeing Week

Wellbeing Week

Well-being week: This week included Mindful Monday, Thankful Tuesday, Wellness Wednesday, Thoughtful Thursday and Feel-good Friday. Each day was jampacked with activities that encouraged students and teachers to take steps to be mindful and to look after their...

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