Each Year the school holds a WellBeing Week where students engage in a number of activities and talks to promote both positive mental and physical health. The week includes a mix of Whole School Activities, Year Group Activities and Class activities. Breakfast Mornings, 5km Walks, Fitness Day, Meditation, Mindful Colouring, Motivation and Mental Health Talks are all part of the week. Students are encouraged to become aware of their own WellBeing and the Wellbeing of their peers. There is a strong focus on developing a shared sense of place and connectedness and the benefits of engaging in physical activities.
Each year the school holds a Friendship Week and the value of Friendships is actively promoted to all year groups. Programmes included are Conversation Circle Time (First year students meet with their TY Peer Mentors to discuss in small groups their transition to St David’s) Special Friend/ Act of Kindness Nominee and Poster and Poetry Competitions (on theme of Friendship and Anti- Bullying)
The SPHE programme in the school provides students with the opportunity to develop self-awareness skills and competencies to make informed decisions about their health in addition to their personal and social development. SPHE provides opportunities for reflection and discussion and promotes self esteem and confidence.