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Support with Emotional Wellbeing

Who can help in school?

Mrs Plant is our Senior Mental Health Lead in school.

Mrs House and Mrs Awbery have both completed training to support children with emotional health and wellbeing.

These adults can run nurture groups or 1:1 support for children requiring additional support or counselling.

As a school we also work with NCC Adult Learning to provide free courses held in school.

Who can help outside of school?

For URGENT mental health support please call


Samaritans on 116 123 or visit a free listening service


Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust on 111 option 2


Shout Shout – UK’s 24/7 Crisis Text Service for Mental Health Support | Shout 85258 ( text 85258 for help. Help is via text message exchange. Shout can be used by adults and children or young people.


Urgent help for children and young people under 19 years


0800 1111

Non-urgent support for wellbeing

Wellbeing support for parents/carers concerned about their children

YoungMinds | Mental Health Charity For Children And Young People | YoungMinds various resources and a helpline for parents/carers

Children & Young People’s Emotional Health ( information for parents about specific issues children may face such as anger, bereavement, worries and anxiety.

Place2Be: Parenting Smart: Articles short videos and articles to help parents with all sorts of parenting difficulties

Helping your child build self-esteem | Family Lives information on building your child’s self-esteem and a support line for help


Support for parents and carers

Norfolk Wellbeing Service

Helping you live your life – The Wellbeing Service Norfolk and Waveney (

REST – drop in hub for support

Homepage – REST – Norwich (

Quell offers free and anonymous digital mental wellbeing help for adults

Home – Qwell


St Barnabas Counselling Centre ( offers low cost counselling for adults in line with your income

The Norwich Centre offers reduced rates for adult counselling

Off The Record Counselling – Home ( offers reduced rates for adult counselling a directory to help you search for a private counsellor for you or your child

If you are experiencing domestic abuse

Home – NIDAS ( for help to get out of an abusive relationship

The Freedom Programme. Learn about domestic violence and abuse a place for information


Wellbeing Support for Children

Benjamin Foundation Butterflies Emotional Wellbeing for children ages 5 to 18 years.

Butterflies Emotional Wellbeing (

Kooth offers free mental wellbeing help for young people age 11 to 25 years.

Home – Kooth

Young minds offers young people support and information on a variety of wellbeing issues including how to handle big emotions like anger

For sleep related issues.

National Sleep Helpline

Help for Bereaved Children

Nelson’s Journey | Child Bereavement Help for Norfolk | (


Young Carers Support

BOOM! Young Carers ( Club for young carers in Taverham


Resources and activities to purchase for children 

These can be used alone (age dependent) or with parents at home to support self-esteem, self-confidence, resilience and emotional awareness.

Big Life Journal – journals, printables and podcasts for children

Big Life Journal UK: Growth Mindset for Kids & Teens (

Happy Confident Me – Journals for children and various resources to promote a enhance children’s mental health

Families – The Happy Confident Company

The Happy Self Journal

The HappySelf Kids’ Daily Journal For Boys and Girls Aged 6 to 12 – HappySelf Journal despite the age listed in the link they do make journals for children as young as 3 to compete with their parents


Short programmes to purchase for parents/carers to improve children’s or family emotional wellbeing

Family Programme – myHappymind

Growth Mindset Parenting – Big Life Journal UK (