The school (and other professionals) make use of the SHANARRI well-being indicators. These allow the school to assess the overall well-being of a child. So what does SHANARRI stand for?
S – SAFE
Protected from abuse, neglect or harm at school, at home and in the community.
H – HEALTHY
Having the highest attainable standards in physical and mental health, as well as access to health care. This also includes support in making healthy and safe choices.
A – ACTIVE
Having opportunities to take part in activities such as play, recreation and sport. This contributes to healthy growth and development at home and in the community.
N – NURTURED
Having a nurturing place to live, in a family setting with additional help as needed.
A – ACHIEVING
Being supported and guided in their learning and in the development of their skills, confidence and self esteem – at home, at school and in the community.
R – RESPECTED
Having the opportunity to be heard and involved in the decisions that affect them.
R – RESPONSIBLE
Having opportunities and encouragement to play active roles in their school and community.
I – INCLUDED
Having opportunities to overcome social, educational, physical and economic inequalities and being accepted in the community in which they life and learn.