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Information for parents/carers

 
Chat Health 

If you would like to talk to a School Nurse confidentially, text Chat Health on:

07507 332891 

You will receive a response within 24 hours, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays) 



School Nurse

The School Nurse is available for in-person appointments every Monday between 12.00 and 1.45pm in the HLC.

Appointments must be booked in advance at the HLC Reception, or by email to: 

Miss Ainley: ainleyh@wscampus.net

Mrs Hopper: hopperl@wscampus.net 


The School Nurse will listen to you and offer free, confidential health advice to help you make your own choices.  

They can help you with: 

• General health

• Fitness and exercise

• Advice on stopping smoking

• Weight issues and nutrition 

• Relationships

• Bullying

• Emergency contraception 

• STI's

• Pregnancy tests

• Anxiety and stress

• Sexuality

• Relaxation

• Anger

• Sexual health

• Contraception advice

• Condoms

Mental health and well-being: Help and support


If you have a problem, you can approach any member of staff in confidence.

However, you may find the following chart useful when looking for the right support for specific problems: 

PROBLEM HELP IN SCHOOL HELP OUT OF SCHOOL

Anxiety / Worries

Head of Year 

Mrs Tomes

www.kooth.com

www.nopanic.org.uk 

Bereavement 

Head of Year

Form Tutor

School Nurse

http://chathealth.nhs.uk

Text Chat Health:
07507 332891

Bullying/Harassment
(Online and in-person)

Head of Year

Form Tutor

www.childline.org.uk 

Call Childline: 0800 1111

Eating Disorders

Head of Year

School Nurse

Mrs Tomes

www.kooth.com 

beatingeatingdisorders.org.uk

Family Issues

Head of Year

Mrs Tomes

www.childline.org.uk 

Call Childline: 0800 1111

Friendship Issues

Head of Year

Form Tutor

www.childline.org.uk 

Call Childline: 0800 1111

Low Mood/Self-esteem

Head of Year

Form Tutor

School Nurse

 www.kooth.com 

www.childline.org.uk 

Call Childline: 0800 1111

Relationships 

Head of Year

Form Tutor

School Nurse

www.childline.org.uk 

Call Childline: 0800 1111

Self-harm

Head of Year

Mrs Tomes

School Nurse

  

www.kooth.com 

Sexuality or Gender Identity

Head of Year

Mrs Tomes

Confidential Email: 

yfs@eastriding.gov.uk

 

We also recommend the following services for general help, advice and support…

www.thirteen.me.uk

www.chathealth.nhs.uk

www.youngminds.org.uk

Help and advice for issues
including Mental Health,
Emotional Well-being, Self Harm, Bullying and Exploitation.

Text Chat Health on
07507 332891
for confidential help and advice from a qualified health professional.

The Young Minds website is full of advice on what to do if you're struggling with how you feel.

 

Contacts in school


The following people, along with your Form Tutor, will be able to help you in school. 

  Role Email Office Location

Mrs Tomes

Safeguarding and Well-being

tomes@wscampus.net 

Flexible Provision
(next to FP3)

Miss Wiseman

Head of Year 7

wisemanz@wscampus.net 

Green Floor - Next to the student entrance in the Forum

Miss Brown

Head of Year 8 (Acting)

brownc@wscampus.net 

Yellow Floor

Mrs Mills

Head of Year 9 

millss@wscampus.net 

Blue Floor

Mrs Marshall

Head of Year 10

marshallm@wscampus.net 

Purple Floor - end of P Corridor near the Hall 

Mrs Morley

Mrs Mead

Head of Year 11

morleyj@wscampus.net 

meadm@wscampus.net 

Blue Floor

 

 

Mental health glossary 


When receiving mental health support and advice, you may come across some words and acronyms that you don't understand. 

The list below might help you to understand some of these: 

SEMH

This is just a shortened version of Social, Emotional and Mental Health

CAMHS

Stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, and is run by the NHS to help young people who are struggling with mental health difficulties.

SMASH

Stands for Social Mediation and Self Help and is a 12 week programme run by NHS Humber Trust aimed at helping small groups of young people to raise their self esteem and improve their social skills, friendship skills and communication skills. 

CWP

Stands for Child Wellbeing Practitioner. This refers to 1:1 support for young people who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties, accessed via a referral to the Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Team at East Riding. 

YFS

Stands for Youth and Family Support who provide support for young people and their families on a range of issues such as: 

  • emotional health
  • mental health
  • wellbeing
  • behaviour and aggression
  • drugs or alcohol
  • family relationships
  • school attendance
  • bereavement and separation
  • youth counselling

 

Information for parents/carers


Below are a number of useful resources for parents/carers to view/download: 

Supporting your child through their exams

This leaflet offers some information about how to spot your child may be struggling, and some practical tips on how to support them during their exams.

Supporting your child to stay well online

This leaflet aims to give parents information about social media, its potential effects on mental health, and what to do if you’re worried about your child’s use of social media.

Supporting your family's well-being

This leaflet will give you some ideas around how to support wellbeing in your family in five easy steps, making it fun for everyone involved.