Alsager School

Student Support

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.


Health – NHS Direct online health advise. – good health advice for students, written by doctors. – health advice for travelling abroad.


Sexual health – Brook – free advice on sexual health and contraception – Family Planning Association – information, advice and support on all aspects of sexual health, sex and relationships and emergency contraceptives – Cheshire gay, lesbian and bisexual charity giving support, information & advice.


Alcohol and drugs – national drugs helpline

Drinkline Helpline: 0800 917 8282


Subject of violence – Victim support line 0845 3030 900 – provides a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence


Good mental health – get help, advice & support with anything that’s causing you stress, hardship or embarrassment – Cheshire charity, based in Congleton, dedicated to improving the health, in particular the mental health, of young people. – counselling service for children and young people. – promotes the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people. – helpline number 08457 909090


Stress management Helpline no 01708 765200 emotional support & info on exam stress – useful exercises and information on a range of issues including stress. – stress tests, relaxation techniques – general info – NHS site with games theme.


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