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Student Care during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic it is really important that students remain safe.  If you have any issues regarding the safety or wellbeing of a student please contact the school using the following email address:

Student Care and Inclusion

Student Care is a place where safety and wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do. The team work closely with tutors to extend the outstanding provision and provide students with advice and guidance for any worries or concerns students have, however big or small you feel they may be.

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Covid-19 / Coronavirus Resources

BPS guidance -

BACP guidance around managing anxiety -

Anna Freud links - Supporting schools & colleges: A guide to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils and students during periods of disruption There are also three videos, one for school staff, one for parents and one for children and young people which may be useful.

Liverpool CAMHS resource -

National Autistic Society – guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff:

Mencap - Easy Read guide to Coronavirus:

Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing:

Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing:

Carers UK - Guidance for carers:

Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic:

Amaze - information pack for parents

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their Advice on the coronavirus for places of education.  You can download it here:

Designated Safeguarding Leads

Beena Sisodia

Vice Principal | Safety and Welfare 
Attendance & Student Care
Lead DSL

Shaun Strydom

Senior Vice Principal
Deputy DSL

Mr P.Kirkbride

Deputy DSL

Mrs Waterson

Vice Principal
Deputy DSL

Mrs Fernando

Assistant Principal
Deputy DSL

Mrs Annable

Senior Assistant Principal
Deputy DSL


The SEND Team

Angeline Annable

Senior Assistant Principal

Hilary Payne

Student Support

Victoria Harradine

Student Support


Key Stage 3 & 4 Student Care Team

Wanda Gerard

Senior Asst. Principal
Attendance & Student Care Years 9-11
Deputy DSL

Vicky Hilling

Educational Welfare Officer 
Attendance & Welfare Years 9-11
Deputy DSL

Key Stage 5 Student Care Team

Nina Smith

Vice Principal | Director of 6th Form 
Attendance & Student Care
Deputy DSL

David Clarke

KS5 Student Care 
Attendance & Welfare Years 12 - 13
Deputy DSL

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