School Counselling Service
Our School Counselling Service is an important part of the school’s pastoral system, helping anyone that is experiencing difficulties with an aspect of their life – personal or school related. This is a confidential service, although exceptions can apply to this with regard to Safe-guarding – please ask for clarification at the time of referral.
The counselling service is accessed via the Head of House.
What we Offer:
Debbi Armitage MBACP (Accred)
Telephone: 07596 917912
The Twilight club is held by Mrs Wigfield or Mr Clews and is open Mondays and Thursdays, 3.30-5.00 pm.
What’s on offer?
– Use of school computers to access the internet and school network.
– A glass of squash and a biscuit are provided.
External Support Websites
Mental Health Support
Other Useful Support Links
Information about the NHS School Nurses can be found on this link, along with health information. The NHS School Nurse Lisa Storey is available in Spectrum every Wednesday lunchtime.
The Nurture Group Network exists to promote the development of nurture groups and to ensure the continuing quality of their delivery through accredited training programmes, research on effective practice, relevant publications and information exchange
Useful mobile apps
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