Talk To Us

If you're worried about something in school, anything at all you can always come and talk to a member of staff.  We have dedicated people who are available everyday.  Susan Woolfenden is our Pastoral Welfare Manager, and your safety is her and all of our staff's number one priority.  Her office is on the first floor of the Humanities block should you ever wish to drop by and have a chat with her.

There are lots of people around to help and support you in years 7- 13, some of these people are parents, teachers, friends who are happy to help.  

Here is a list of support and safety information that we can help you with: 

Health and Relationship Advice

For advice with relationships, addiction, sexual health or general health advice.
Speak to: Sarah Maycock and young people’s health workers.
Where: Student Support Unit (Bungalow)
Or go to the juice drop in at Wokingham Hospital, Barkham Road

Thursday 3.30pm - 5.30pm


General Advice

Life can be complex, if you would like to talk to someone about problems at school, at home, with friends or anything else.

Here's who you can talk to:

Peer Mentors - Trained pupils in years 11, 12 or 13. An older student will meet up with you each week to find out how you are doing.
Speak to: Mrs Woolfenden or Mrs Abbott (first floor humanities office)

Anti Bullying Committee
Speak to: your Tutor, Year Head or Anti Bullying Committee who will be in the Library on Tuesdays, during College Time.

ARC  -  confidential counselling can be arranged with our school counsellor.
Speak to: Susan Woolfenden or Lorraine Abbott who will arrange an appointment for you.


Child Protection

If you or a friend are at risk of harm. Please tell an adult immediately.

In school: You can speak to Susan Woolfenden or Mrs Devereux

If it’s all getting too much and you need to talk to someone when school is closed you can call Childline on 0800 1111. This is a confidential 24 hour service for children and young people.