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Students from each year group have been appointed as Fortismere Mental Health Ambassadors and work with Ms Jones

The Ambassadors have come up with their Top Ten Tips for Looking After Your Mental Health. Content to be added....

Sixth form Leaders - content to be added....

Some films which may encourage discussion about mental health 

  • Turning Red (Years 7-9): This funny and heart-warming film explores teenage development and East Asian experiences through the story of a 13-year-old girl who turns into a giant red panda when she feels strong emotions.
  • Wonder (Years 7-9): Auggie, a young boy with facial differences, encounters challenges after starting mainstream school. Wonder offers a way into discussing subjects including bullying, acceptance and kindness.
  • Dear Evan Hansen (Year 9 and up): A musical exploring a teenage boy’s social anxiety as he becomes an overnight internet sensation. Useful for discussing mental health, social media and the importance of family.
  • McQueen (Year 11 and up): This documentary follows influential fashion designer Alexander McQueen, charting his struggles with mental health and addiction. 
  • A Street Cat Named Bob (all ages): Based on the autobiography of busker James Bowen, this film reveals how a man and his cat overcame adversity and addiction through their inspiring friendship.
  • A Beautiful Mind (all ages):This compassionate film tells the true story of mathematical genius John Nash, who can solve extremely complex equations but struggles with his mental health.