We strongly believe in a personalised approach to student support in which many people play a role including;
- Tutor who they see on a daily basis
- Subject based mentoring
- Head of Year
- Sixth Form Learning Manager who is available throughout the day
- On site counselling service
Students who wish to be referred to the on site counsellor should speak to Mrs Lawton in Learning Support or to Mrs Barton in the Sixth Form Office.
There are also a large number of websites that provide help and support for specific health or well bring concerns.
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk – NHS Direct online health advise.
www.studenthealth.co.uk – good health advice for students, written by doctors.
www.travelhealth.co.uk – health advice for travelling abroad.
www.brook.org.uk – Brook – free advice on sexual health and contraception
www.fpa.org.uk – Family Planning Association – information, advice and support on all aspects of sexual health, sex and relationships and emergency contraceptives
http://www.outrite.org – Cheshire gay, lesbian and bisexual charity giving support, information & advice.
Alcohol and drugs
www.talktofrank.com – national drugs helpline
Drinkline Helpline: 0800 917 8282
Subject of violence
www.victimsupport.org – Victim support line 0845 3030 900
www.rapecrisis.org.uk – provides a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence
Good mental health
www.kooth.com – get help, advice & support with anything that’s causing you stress, hardship or embarrassment
www.visyon.org.uk – Cheshire charity, based in Congleton, dedicated to improving the health, in particular the mental health, of young people.
www.childline.org – counselling service for children and young people.
www.youngminds.org.uk – promotes the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people.
www.samaritans.org.uk – helpline number 08457 909090
www.supportline.org.uk Helpline no 01708 765200 emotional support & info on exam stress
http://www.studygs.net/stress.htm – useful exercises and information on a range of issues including stress.
www.lessons4living.com – stress tests, relaxation techniques
www.stressandanxietyinteenagers.com – NHS site with games theme.