We are here to help, whatever the issue. If you have any questions, concerns, feedback or ideas you can arrange to speak to a form tutor, Student Liaison Officer (SLO) or Progress Leader (PL) at any time.

Safeguarding

If you have any concerns or difficulties outside school that you’d like to discuss, please contact one of our designated safeguarding team:

  • Mr G Smith
  • Mrs J Raddings
  • Mr S Banks
  • Mrs J Mills

Help and Advice

As a young person, there will be times when you’ll have questions or issues relating to aspects of your life and growing up in general. The good news is that free and confidential help is always out there – it’s just a question of asking! You can always talk to a member of staff at school, but here are some other places you can go to online or in person to get support.

Emotional Health and Counselling

  • https://www.childline.org.uk – help is there for you: ring anytime for confidential telephone counselling on Freephone 0800 1111 or visit the website for lots of interesting info about how you’re feeling and what can help
  • https://www.youngminds.org.uk – has information about emotional wellbeing/mental health
  • https://www.cafcass.gov.uk – provides information about parents separating and how it feels
  • https://www.bbclic.com/BeatBullying – gives you information and advice on bullying
  • https://www.rd4u.org.uk/YouthBooklet.pdf – offers you a leaflet about death, bereavement and grief
  • https://www.thehideout.org.uk – is a website about fights at home and domestic violence

Relationships, Social Life and Sexual Health Issues

  • www.talktofrank.com – offers information about drug and solvent misuse (Freephone 0800 776600)
  • www.talksafe.org – is a safe place to get the answers that matter to you – learn more, get advice from a mentor your own age or talk to a counsellor. Just click on your age-group to get started.
  • www.ypsh.net – can help you with any queries about your sexual health
  • www.queeryouth.org.uk/community – will answer your questions about your sexual identity
  • www.al-anon.org.uk/alateen – is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon.