The staff at Archbishop Sentamu Academy work hard to ensure that your child is supported emotionally. We have a designated wellbeing Officer, Mrs Newman who can spend time with students who may need support.She can offer advice around low self esteem, confidence, peer relationships and mental health.
If you are concerned about your child, you can contact Mrs Newman or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. She is available for an informal chat and can provide you with advice.
Here are some useful websites which may be able to help you:
- How Are You Feeling https://www.howareyoufeeling.org.uk/ – This site offers advice and support to young people, parents and professionals around emotional health and wellbeing
- MIND – www.mind.org.uk – Offers advice and support to people who are struggling with their mental health
- Kooth.com https://www.kooth.com/ – is a free counselling service which offers safe, anonymous online support
- Young Minds advice for parents and carers https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/
- Young Minds advice for young people https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/looking-after-yourself/coronavirus-and-mental-health/
- Bereavement and Loss https://www.childbereavementuk.org/pages/category/coronavirus
- NSPCC https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/ – Tips and advice on a range of topics for parents and carers during the lockdown
- Childdynamix https://www.childdynamix.co.uk/parent-peer-monitoring – Parent Peer Mentors who can offer one to one support and time to help families and support them with the wellbeing of young people aged 10-16.
- Free Mental Health support apps
- Action For Happiness is a great website with useful tips on how to look after your emotional and mental wellbeing. Below is a link to a coping calendar. Making small changes to your daily routine can really help https://www.actionforhappiness.org/media/863032/coping_calendar.jpg
Here are some useful online safety links. For further information, visit the online safety page https://sentamu.com/online-safety/).
- https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/ – Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) – reports to CEOP can be made directly from this website
- https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ this website contains advice and support from the National Crime Agency (NCA) about how to staf safe when online.
- https://parentinfo.org/ this website has been made as a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA to give support and guidance for parents/carers from leading experts and organisations.
- https://www.net-aware.org.uk/ is a useful website containing support for parents and carers from the NSPCC. It includes a guide to social networks, apps and games.
- https://www.ltai.info/staying-safe-online/ includes advice for parents/carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
Other useful links
- Hull City Council http://www.hull.gov.uk/ – this website has has lots of useful links and information to support during lockdown
- Hull Safeguarding Children’s Partnership https://www.hullscp.co.uk/ – contains a wealth of information for professionals, volunteers, children and families to help keep children safe.
- Free School Meals https://emsonline.hullcc.gov.uk/CitizenPortal_LIVE/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2FCitizenPortal_LIVE%2F
Useful telephone numbers
- Early Help Team: (01482) 708953
- CAMHS: (01482) 303680
- Mind: (01482) 240200
- email@example.com – you can call the academy and we can arrange food parcels to be sent home
- Vulcan – 01482 229230
https://www.thewarren.org/ – 01482 218115