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 can speak to Mrs Barton and Mrs Pass in the Sixth Form office should they have any issues and concerns.
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.