Online Advice and Support
Whilst we have a comprehensive network of support within school there is also of support, advice and further reading available online for parents and carers and for our students.
The following links are for some of the websites we have found most useful:
Young Minds provide support for parents/carers and young people via forums, helplines, information and advice.
Barnardo's help young people aged 5-18 who are experiencing a range of early mental health difficulties through group work. They also run activities in the community and counselling sessions for those young people who need more intensive support.
Kooth provides a free 24 hour counselling service for young people.
ChildLine support children and young people in a number of different ways but they also provide advice and support to parents/carers.
Shout is a 24 hr helpline for mental health crises. Text SHOUT to 85258.
Think You Know have a huge amount of information and advice for parents/carers and young people/children to help them stay safe online.
The Proud Trust provide online support for LGBTQ+ young people.
Mermaids offer help and advice for gender diverse young people and their families.
Motiv8 offer support and advice for parents/carers and young people around alcohol and substance misuse
If you have concerns about the safety of a child you can also contact:
- Wiltshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) 0300 456 0108 (08:45am-5pm Mon-Thurs) and (8:45am-4pm) Friday
- Emergency Duty Service 0300 456 0100 (5pm - 8.45am)
If a child is in immediate danger or left alone, you should contact the police or call an ambulance immediately on 999.