0161 232 1639


​Do you have something ​you would like to talk about in confidence with the School Health Advisor?

You are very welcome to come and see me – see my contact details below

What Does The Health Advisor Do?

  • • Helping to keep you safe if your health is at risk​ ​
  • • Making sure you are healthy and able to work well in school​
  • • Give advice on hygiene and healthy eating​ ​
  • • Helping you with emotional problems such as bullying​
  • • Organise immunisations and giving advice on illnesses​ ​
  • • Making sure that young people with health problems are able to attend school as much as possible​
  • • Give advice on smoking​ ​
  • • Making sure that young people with health or emotional problems know how to receive the correct care from the NHS​


Useful Links

Manchester Academy supports the campaign to end female genital mutilation

Please view this video called FGM, The Facts on NHS Choices

For more details, please visit thefollowing NHS website www.nhs.uk/fgm

​The School counsellors are here to provide counsel to anything that may be troubling you at school or home. Please see below for more information.

Ask the School Counsellors

Click here to ask a question. Note: only the school counsellors, Mr Wyatt and Ms Essafi will see and respond to your message.

Please understand that if you tell us about something that means you are in danger, we may need to tell someone else so that you (or another student) in school can stay safe.

Coping With Exams 

Exams can be a worrying and stressful time but it is natural to feel worried at this time as you have probably worked long and hard to get to this point. You may be feeling pressure from people at home and at school for you to do well and sometimes it may just feel as if it is all too much.

The counsellors are also available for anyone who feels they would like to talk to someone about the pressure they are under. Please click here to find out more.

Online Safety: Video guides for the free ISP parental controls

The country's four leading Internet Service Providers (ISPs) BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media have each made short video clips outlining:

  • where you can find their free parental controls
  • what they do; and
  • how you set them up

These films have been made available on the UK Safer Internet Centre website, please see here - http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parental-controls

The ISPs have committed to keeping these films updated, so any new content will be published on this page as and when it becomes available.


BBC News - CEOP releases film about online safety for children

 

Students

If you are worried about something or someone there are people at Manchester Academy who can help. Please see any of the safeguarding team below. They are here to help.

In addition, the Safeguarding Officer, Ms Walker can also make you an appointment with a young person counsellor!

  • They will listen & give you space to talk
  • What you tell them stays with them!
  • Or you can come along to Brook in Manchester – 81 Lever St (just off Piccadilly) M1 1FL
  • Or ring 0161 237 3001 – or ask someone to call on your behalf

Staff

All staff share the responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.​ ​

If they are concerns that a child / young person is at risk of significant harm or is being abused, these concerns will be referred to the Children, Families and Social Care (CFSC).

Please view our latest Safeguarding Policy from our policies page, which explains all of the above in more detail. ​

Parents

  • Please click here to find the advice and information for parents and carers on safeguarding and internet safety. 

Internet Safety Information


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