George Dixon Academy

Portland Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 9GD

0121 566 6565

Our Offer

At George Dixon Academy, we believe that wellbeing and mental health are key to positive education and young people that feel "Grounded, Determined and Sincere". The Academy hopes to play a role in your child's positive mental health and wellbeing, and be a place of safety and support for them and their families.

We want all members of our George Dixon community to:

  • feel confident in themselves
  • be able to express a range of emotions appropriately
  • be able to make and maintain positive relationships with others
  • cope with the challenges of everyday life
  • manage times of stress and deal with change
  • thrive and achieve
  • know how to seek support both in the Academy, and when they leave us
  • our RSE curricuclum 
  • awareness raising (wellbeing assemblies, tips for good mental health, wellbeing lessons)
  • listening to our students 
  • listening to our students families and community
  • signposting sources of external help and advice where needed
  • making referrals and working with external agencies to provide additional support to those who need it
  • recognising the importance of staff mental health and wellbeing
  • modelling healthy attitudes and habits 

We are not able or qualified to offer:

  • counselling
  • testing and diagnosis of mental health conditions or special educational needs
  • specialist therapies
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