In order to ensure that we can fully support all our pupils, whatever their needs, the school works in partnership with many other agencies that offer support to young people and their families at times when they may be struggling to cope alone. Some of the main agencies we work with are:
The Healthy Child Team for Richmondshire - provide support, advice and intervention for young people and children with their health and wellbeing. The team consists of Sara Pringle who is the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) for Richmondshire, Michele Pearson and Carol Thompson are the Healthy Child Nurses and Kirsty Hugill and Kerry Storey are the team’s Assistant Practitioners; Helen Mcnaught is our screening technician. The contact details for the Healthy Child Team are: telephone: 01609 534298 or we can be contacted by email –firstname.lastname@example.org
- Young carers - Vicky Stapylton - email@example.com
Young carers are people under the age of 18 who offer regular help to parents, grandparents or siblings. Young carers can have additional responsibilities and concerns and need to feel supported in school. If you have any queries regarding young carers contact Vicky.
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services offer support to children, young people and their families who are experiencing significant emotional difficulties or mental health issues. These can be accessed by a referral from your GP.
- Compass Reach
Compass Reach helps young people who are engaged in risk taking behaviour. Students can be referred to Compass Reach by the school.
- Prevention Service
The Prevention Service allows families in North Yorkshire to access a range of support to ensure their children are safe, happy and well. By providing timely and effective responses, North Yorkshire County Council can prevent difficulties escalating to CSC and other services.
- Childrens’ Social Care
Children Social Care offer access to trained social workers and targeted support for families who need more help.
- Local schools’ Collaboration
The local school's collaboration use connections between schools in the area to support the needs of students by accessing the provision of other local schools.
- Service Pupils Champion - Nickie Young - Nickieyoung@northyorks.gov.uk
The Service Pupils Champion supports students with parents who are active or have been active in the armed forces.
Should you feel at any time that your family might benefit from the input of any of these outside agencies, then just contact your child’s Director of Learning and they will be able to advise you further.