Mental Health & Wellbeing

We pride ourselves on promoting a healthy mindset amongst our students, through our curriculum and other academy programmes.

We are of course aware that mental health problems can affect anyone, on any day of the year, and will always endeavour and be here for students, parents and families to help with any issues that may arise that we can help with.

Below are a series of links you may find helpful, which feature guidance, documents, tips and advice for young mental health and wellbeing.

Young Minds
The UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people. You can find a confidential parents helpline, info about their campaigns, publications and help and guidance.

Childline
Childline offers free and confidential phone and online support lines to children and young people in need. They also offer online counselling via their website.

Time To Change
Time to Change is England's biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination. The website has lots of information around anti-stigma as well as many free resources, including excellent video content.

Mind
Mind is a leading charity which provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Rise Above
Rise Above is a new website developed by Public Health England to boost resilience among 11-16 year olds by teaching them the skills needed to make better decisions in 'risky' situations.

Mindfuless in Schools
Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) is a charity that brings mindfulness to pupils, teachers and parents using bespoke curricula and resources.

Kooth
Kooth is an anonymous site which helps children and young people to feel safe and confident in exploring their concerns and seeking professional support.

Place 2 Be
Place2Be is the leading UK provider of school-based mental health support, unlocking children's potential in the classroom and beyond. Place2Be provides emotional and therapeutic services in schools, building children's resilience through talking, creative work and play.

Young Stonewall
Young Stonewall is the site for all young people to find out about issues affecting lesbian, gay and bisexual people at home, at work and at school.

Kidscape
Kidscape works UK-wide to provide individuals and organisations with practical skills and resources necessary to keep children safe from harm, as well as reducing the likelihood of future harm.

Self-Harm Uk
Selfharm.co.uk is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about what's going on in their life.

Every Mind Matters
Every Mind Matters is a Public Health England Campaign encouraging adults to be more aware of their mental health and helps them to discover simple steps to look after their mental health and wellbeing.