Support for Students

At Westfield we ensure that our student well-being and mental health provision meets the needs of all students. Within school we promote health and well-being through our PSHE and form time programmes. We also have the following support available to students; 

- Mentoring
- Counselling 
- Protective Behaviours 
- Careers advice/guidance 
- Targeted workshops 

We understand that from time to time, students may need support from external services. Within school we promote use of the following services and agencies 

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Childline - General advice for students  https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/

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CEOP - Reporting online abuse  https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

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YC Hertfordshire - Careers guidance and youth services https://www.ychertfordshire.org/

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FRANK - Substance misuse http://www.talktofrank.com/

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Kooth - Online Counselling - https://kooth.com/

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Healthy Young Minds in Herts - Mental health advice and guidance https://www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk/young-people


Have a concern about something in school? 

We want to ensure that all of our students feel safe, secure and happy whist in school. Here are some steps you can take to address something you are unhappy or concerned about 

- Talk to your parents - they can then let us know 

- Talk to your form tutor or another teacher you have a good relationship with - they can then pass your concern onto the appropriate person 

- Speak to your Head of Year - They are on duty every day at break and lunch within the canteen/quad areas 

- Report the concern to us - either with your name/form or anonymously by clicking here and filling out our online reporting form. 

 

Anti-Bullying Assembly 2018

You may remember in November 2018, Mr Smith and Mr Finill delivered an assembly on anti-bullying - Click on the link below to get a copy of the slides from the presentation.