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Mental health affects everybody, but can easily be dismissed. There is no shame in admitting that you may need a hand! 

Unfortunately, bullying affects lots of young people and happens in many schools, but dealing with it is what makes the difference between life being tolerable or a misery for many. 

The internet is a weird and wonderful place. Since it's creating, technology has become more and more integrated into our everyday life, but not everything is always as it seems.

Some drugs are legal and are prescribed by doctors, but some are illegal and potentially dangerous if consumed. If you don't know the facts, then its good to be aware.

Have you decided what you want to do when you leave school? There are so many options available to you post 16, such as work experience and apprenticeships, so you should explore all avenues.

Body image is something that will affect most young people at one point or another. Feeling uncomfortable in your own skin is a horrible feeling, but you don't have to feel that way!

Consent may be given to one sort of sexual activity, but not another. It can also be withdrawn at any time and change each time the activity occurs. It can also be subject to conditions.

Some people carry weapons like knives and guns to feel protected, because of peer pressure or to feel powerful.  If you have a weapon you might not always plan to use it - whether you use the weapon or not, it is still illegal.

Some children and young people are targeted by gangs and coerced into working for them. This is extremely dangerous. Here's some advice if you, or somebody you know could be involved.

Virtual Learning

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We know that as a result of Covid-19, some of our students aren't able to attend school in order to take part in their education.

Visit our Virtual Learning page for more information on how to stay up to date with your child's education.

What is Covid-19?

Know the facts

Covid-19, is a strain of 'Coronavirus' that affects people's lungs.

This enters your body and behaves similarly to the flu.

The symptoms are:

  • A new continuous cough

  • A high temperature

  • Difficulty breathing

People that are most at risk are those with underlying health conditions.

The best ways you can prevent the spread of Covid-19 are:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often, with soap and warm water, for at least 20 seconds.

  • Try not to touch your eyes, nose and mouth.

  • Try to keep 2 metres away from other people.

If you are worried and want some further advice, you can visit 111.nhs.uk and follow their steps.

Think your general knowledge is second to none? Take this general knowledge trivia quiz and see how you rank!

If you're struggling, try these conversation starters:

     - I want to tell you something, but I don't know how.

     - This is hard for me to say, but I have something important to tell you.

     - I need some advice on something I’m stressed about.

Sometimes it’s hard to know how to bring up a difficult issue. So you could do it by talking about something else that mentions the issue you want to talk about. It could be anything, like Facebook, TV, a book, or even something at school. For instance:

If you're finding it hard to mention your anorexia, you could say:

     - What do you think about that person on Hollyoaks who is anorexic?

If you're finding it difficult to mention that somebody hits you, you could say:

     - Today at school we talked about what domestic violence is.

If you don't know how to mention that you feel low all the time, you could try asking:

     - Have you seen that show on TV about depression?

If you don't think that you could do this just yet, you could speak confidentially to somebody online!

Just click the button, create an account and speak freely to somebody that can help.

Keeping Yourself Safe

What to do if you need help.

Talk to an adult you can trust

Maybe your mentor?

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