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Whether it be term dates, uniform details, school policies or key information documents, you should be able to find everything you need on these pages. Please click on the links below to find documents about the school, sixth form and boarding. All our school policies are reviewed annually by the Senior Management Team and Board of Governors.
You can either view our key information documents and policies online or download a copy, they are also available from the school.
If you have any further questions or require more information, please contact the school using the contact details at the bottom of the page.
School and Sixth Form Policies
Information for External Support Services available to Children, Parents and Families
IAPT – Psychological Therapies – IAPT services can support people with mild to moderate mental health issues such as anxiety or low mood. Includes Silver Cloud online therapy. https://www.mpft.nhs.uk/services/improving-access-psychological-therapies-iapt 0300 123 6020
Crisis Team – https://www.mpft.nhs.uk/emergency-help 0808 196 4501.
Early Help volunteer counselling (Ask Alex Morris-Perkins)
Axis – counselling for survivors of sexual abuse. https://www.axiscounselling.org.uk/. Includes support from Independent Sexual Abuse Advisors (ISVA’s).
See Shropshire Council wellbeing pages for more links – https://shropshire.gov.uk/coronavirus/information-for-the-public/mental-health-and-wellbeing/.
Shropshire MIND – Shropshire Mind provides support for any person with emotional or mental health needs, including long term enduring mental health needs or those triggered by recent incidents. Telephone: 01743 368647, Daytime service Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm. Outreach support is available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
TogetherAll – a free-to-access online community for Shropshire residents aged 16 and above for people who are stressed, anxious or feeling low. The service has an active forum with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. You can talk anonymously and confidentially to other members. https://togetherall.com/en-gb/
Bereavement support – https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/bereavement-services/
Children and Young People Mental Health
Bee-U access team – team of mental health practitioners, undertake assessments and provide interventions as required. The Access Team can be contacted by phoning 0300 124 0093. The new Freephone number is 0808 196 4501
Bee-U crisis team https://camhs.mpft.nhs.uk/urgent-help 0808 196 4501.
Helios – therapeutic support via Skype (need referral from Bee-U access team)
Kooth – Children & Young People aged 11 and above can access free confidential support and counselling from Kooth, which is an online service, without a referral. https://www.kooth.com/
BEAM – drop-in to talk to a practitioner from Children’s Society (above Palmers café in Shrewsbury) – currently offering a phone back service during covid-19. https://shropshire.gov.uk/the-send-local-offer/mental-and-emotional-health-and-wellbeing-service/beam/
Young Minds – resources, text service, parent helpline. https://youngminds.org.uk
Think Ninja app. https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/thinkninja/
Mental health practitioners in schools pilot (Oswestry area).
Shropshire Council Parenting Team: Offer courses (virtually currently), for more information please call 01743 250950 or visit https://shropshire.gov.uk/early-help/practitioners/the-early-help-offer-provision-of-early-help-services/parenting-programmes/
Understanding Your Child ‘Solihull Approach’ website – free courses with code ‘DARWIN18’, and resources/tips – more information here https://solihullapproachparenting.com/
Shropshire larder – advice regarding how to manage with getting food on a low budget https://www.shropshirelarder.org.uk/