There are a number of agencies and organisations which offer support to families with matters from mental health to special educational needs. Some of these are listed here for parents to access directly.
If you need any further help, please don't hesitate to contact the school.
Mental health and emotional wellbeing
The West Sussex Single Point of Access (SPoA) is a dedicated service which provides a simplified single route to access specialist emotional wellbeing and mental health support.
The Child and Adolscent Mental Health service has provided some online webinars addressing key areas such as anxiety, autism and eating disorders.
School nurse - child health and wellbeing
- Health for Kids website
Parents can access the school nurse by texting 07312 277163. You can use this anonymous text service at any time and the school nursing team will return your message by the next working day.
Special Educational Needs
The West Sussex Parent Carer Forum is a charity for parent carers of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities(SEND). They support parent carers by providing information, support and training.
- Autism Central South East Hub (led by Aspens)
Aspens is the Regional Hub for the South East for Autism Central. This is a new programme, providing high-quality and accessible autism information, education and coaching for families and carers, which is co-delivered by autistic people, families and carers.
Aspens offers support to people on the autism spectrum and their families.