Pastoral Support Overview

We know that the coming weeks and months are going to be very challenging for everyone. The longer this situation goes on, the harder it is going to become.

If you or your child are struggling and need further pastoral support, please reach out and use the charities and organisations that are set up to help in times of need (please see the comprehensive list below).

Alternatively, your child may choose to contact our staff wellbeing team:

Ms Lalli Ms Howard

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Assistant Headteacher

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Student Liaison Lead

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Kooth

  • Webpage: http://kooth.com
  • Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.
  • Counsellors available until 10pm every day

 

Action for Children

  • Phone: 01923 361 500
  • actionforchildren.org.uk
  • Charity supporting children, young people and their families across England.

 

Anxiety UK

  • Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
  • Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon–Fri)
  • anxietyuk.org.uk

 

Beat

  • Under 18s helpline, webchat and online support groups for people with eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia.
  • Phone: 0808 801 0711 (every day)
  • beateatingdisorders.co.uk

 

CALM

  • The Campaign Against Living Miserably is for men who are feeling low or in crisis.
  • Phone: 0800 58 58 58
  • thecalmzone.net 

 

Centrepoint

  • Provides advice, housing and support for young people, with a helpline and webchat.
  • Phone (age 16–25): 0808 800 0661
  • centrepoint.org.uk

 

Childline

  • Free 1-to-1 chat support and 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK.
  • Phone: 0800 1111
  • childline.org.uk

 

Frank

  • Confidential webchat, helpline, advice and information on drugs and substance misuse.
  • Phone: 0300 123 6600 Text: 82111
  • talktofrank.com

 

HeadMeds

  • Clear information on mental health medication for young people.
  • headmeds.org.uk

 

Hope Again

 

HOPELINEUK

  • A specialist telephone service that gives non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to young people.
  • Phone: 0800 068 4141
  • papyrus-uk.org/hopelineuk

 

Hub of Hope

  • A national database of mental health charities and organisations from across Britain who offer mental health advice and support.
  • hubofhope.co.uk

 

Mencap

  • Provides information and advice for people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
  • Phone: 0808 808 1111
  • mencap.org.uk

 

NHS Go

  • NHS confidential health advice and support for 16–25 year olds. Download the app to your phone.
  • nhsgo.uk

 

No Panic

  • Charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
  • Phone (ages 13–20): 0330 606 1174
  • nopanic.org.uk/no-panic-youth-hub

 

NSPCC

 

OCD

 

On My Mind

 

Refuge

  • Help and support for young people affected by domestic violence.
  • Phone: 0808 200 0247
  • refuge.org.uk

 

Relate

  • Professional, confidential, relationship support.
  • relate.org.uk (put in your local area and give them a call)

 

Rethink Mental Illness

  • Support and advice for people with mental health problems and their friends and families.
  • Phone: 0300 500 0927 (Mon–Fri)
  • rethink.org

 

Safeline

  • Young people’s helpline, helping survivors of sexual abuse and rape.
  • Phone: 0808 800 5007
  • Text: 0786 002 7573
  • safeline.org.uk

 

Samaritans

  • Free 24-hour helpline. Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including suicidal feelings.
  • Phone: 116 123
  • samaritans.org.uk

 

Shelter

 

The Mix

  • Support and advice for under 25s, including webchat.
  • Phone: 0808 808 4994
  • themix.org.uk

 

Time to Change

  • Download resources to raise awareness of mental health stigma and find out more about mental health.
  • time-to-change.org.uk

 

Victim Support

 

Voice Collective

  • A UK-wide project that supports children and young people who hear voices, see visions, and have other ‘unusual’ sensory experiences.
  • Phone: 020 7911 0822
  • voicecollective.co.uk

 

Women’s Aid

  • 24-hour national domestic violence helpline.
  • Phone: 0808 200 0247
  • womensaid.org.uk

 

YoungMinds

 

Young Stonewall

  • Information and support for all young lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.
  • Phone: 0800 050 2020
  • youngstonewall.org.uk

 

Youth Access

 

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Changing States of Mind @LucindaP0well - Dec 4
It was a real pleasure to host the #MentalHealth in #Schools Q&A panel on Wednesday. The podcast & video will be available @OpogoEducation community soon. Here's a taster of Zelia Munnik from @ChertseyHigh talking about working with external agencies. https://t.co/X8pmGh9DGx
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- Dec 3
We might be feeling ‘sour’ that we can’t see our amazing students, but we sure do have some ‘sweet’ families and friends in our Chertsey High School family. On behalf of all staff and teachers, thank you so much Mrs Lynch and George in year 9 for much needed ‘pick me up’ today. https://t.co/bTpbHZ1mS6
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CHS Science @ChertseyHighSci - Dec 3
Some ingenious creativity shown by our Year 9 students carrying out chromatography experiements at home!! https://t.co/pZar1lDmZz
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Abbey Rangers FC @fc_abbeyrangers - Dec 1
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- Nov 30
What a day! We came in ready to take on remote learning and despite a few technical difficulties, we are pleased that we had 97% attendance across the school. A big thank you for your support and patience in what has been a challenging and frustrating time for us all. #Chertsey
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Chertsey High Pe @ChertseyHighPe - Nov 30
Students taking part in the inter-house competition during there PE lessons this week. How many miles or km can you run, walk or cycle this week? https://t.co/Gh2KL2ZUHY
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Year 7 @ CHS @Year712 - Nov 30
Proud of each and every last one of our Year 7s today, who took the challenge of home learning today on with great enthusiasm and resilience. Well done all, and can’t wait to see you all again soon!
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- Nov 28
Please find attached a letter regarding closure of the CHS school building from Monday 30th November. Please read the letter for detailed information regarding home learning arrangements and logistics. #StrongerTogether2020 https://t.co/y1Wa6YMFIp
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- Nov 28
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- Nov 28
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Chertsey High Pe @ChertseyHighPe - Nov 27
Year 7 inter-house football league results for week one Newton currently top of the table with 6 points. Who will be top next week? ⚽🏆 https://t.co/mQxyYWyksa
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