Take some time out everyday to focus on yourself, even for just a few minutes, such taking a short walk, breathing exercises, talking to a friend, or doing something you enjoy. If you require some support, look below at the different things available for you.
LEA is committed to supporting the mental well-being needs of all our students, so please do not hesitate to reach out to someone you trust.
Kooth - Kooth is an online mental well-being community. Access free, safe and anonymous support. It is a free, safe and anonymous space for young people to find support and counselling.
Childline - Childline is a counselling service for children and young people where you can get help and advice about a wide range of issues. You can call them on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.
Young Minds - Tips, advice and where to get support for your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Mind - Mind is a mental health charity. They give practical tips on looking after your mental well-being.
Anna Freud - The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has a range of resources for young people.
Mental Health UK - This has resources to help deal with uncertainty and using time well.
Young Scot - Young Scot has advice on getting a good night’s sleep.
Bitesize - BBC Bitesize has a range of pages to help support people.
Sharp - You can report a bullying incident using this system confidentially, and it will be picked up by a member of the safeguarding team.
Safeguarding at LEA - If you are worried or concerned about a situation, someone, something or you feel that you or your family are not safe or worried about your wellbeing, please contact us on 07909 647807 (Ms Macarthy – Vice Principal/Designated Safeguarding Lead) or 07909 785545 (Ms Drake – Deputy DSL).