School Bulletin Board
If you have a concern about the well-being or safety of a student at the school, please inform the school immediately using either the designated safeguarding email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the school’s safeguarding mobile: 07518 316657. Thank you.
For updated information regarding exam grades please visit the examinations section of the website.
Please find below information from Birmingham Children’s Partnership regarding:
Please find below information on support that is available to students and families:
- Urgent mental health help line: ring 0121 262 3555 for advice and support. This line is available 24 hours, 7 days a week and can be used whether you are known to the service or not.
- Foodbanks: https://www.findfoodbanksbrum.org.uk/project_category/food-banks/
- Domestic Violence: Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid www.bswaid.org
Helpline: 0808 800 0028. Open 7 days a week 9.15am – 5.15pm (closed bank holidays)
- Finally, a reminder that there is a lot of other early help in the city for all young people and families. Click here for see a whole range of offers: Birmingham Children’s Partnership – Resources | Birmingham Children’s Partnership – Resources | Birmingham City Council
For Children and Young People
- Kooth: www.kooth.com (Online chat, resources and direct help for 10-25yr olds)
- Pause (Mental health and emotional wellbeing support): to register and request support online via https://www.forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk/services/13-pauseor call the registration line 0207 841 4470.
Please see the links below for information regarding Covid:
The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline remains available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education settings and children’s social care:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm
Mental Health Support
Kooth is being provided now as a free, safe and anonymous service to support young people’s emotional and mental health in Birmingham. Because young people have suddenly had exams cancelled, transition arrangements thrown up in the air and are dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on their loved ones this is important. The new service was successfully launched yesterday for young people from year 6, aged 11 up to 25. The full offer, including online self-referral can be accessed at www.kooth.com.
Kooth is linked into the wider mental health support from Forward Thinking Birmingham and offers:
- Online mental health counselling and chat services from midday to 10pm during the week, and 6pm to 10pm at weekends
- Peer to peer support through moderated discussion forums
- Self-care tools and resources to build resilience
- Early response to and identification of emotional well-being and mental health problems
- No waiting lists, referrals or thresholds to access the service