Wellbeing during COVID-19
We're all going through a tough time right now and its OK if you’re not OK.
However, it is important to talk to someone. There are lots of people you can talk to inside school and outside school, we will always help or do our best to find you someone who can! Here is some useful contact information:
• Form Tutor – through your daily tutor email
• Your Head of Year/Year Team Assistant • Safeguarding Team – Ms Cozens (07742 557898), Ms Banfield (07713394814) Ms Dunford and Mr Firth.
1 of the team is in school every day so you could just ring school on 0208 4284330 and ask for a member of Safeguarding Team and you can talk or just email them on their school email address
• School Counsellor – Mrs Lowton (ring Ms Cozens on 07742 557898 who can organise a telephone session for you)
• Anti-Bullying Coordinator – Mrs Cowper
Helplines websites and advice:
Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online counselling and support. accessing this by going to www.kooth.com
A free confidential support via text, available 24/7. Text: SHOUT to 85258 in the UK to text with a trained crisis volunteer who’ll provide active listening and collaborative problem solving.
- The Mix
The Mix is a free confidential telephone helpline and online service that aims to find the right help for young people, whatever the problem. Call: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm daily) Or Access online: https://www.themix.org.uk/
Childline is a confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem. Call: 0800 1111 (Anytime) Or Chat online: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat / (9am-midnight)
- Young Harrow Foundation
Wellbeing services during Covid19. go to www.harrow.gov.uk/childwellbeing for further information.
Mental health charity. Call: 0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri 9am-6pm) Or visit their website: www.mind.org.uk
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Call: 116 123 (24 hours) Or Email: email@example.com Or Visit their website: https://www.samaritans.org/
CEOP help children stay safe online.
Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know?
It may be sexual chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone being insistent on meeting up. You can report it here.
Further information, guidance and activities, provided by the local authority, can be found below: