REMEMBER: You can always seek support from a member of staff within the Academy as well.
As one of the UK's leading children's charities, Barnardo's works directly with 240,000 children, young people and families every year.
We run over 960 vital services across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering and adoption services, vocational training and disability inclusion groups.
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19.
You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small.
ChildLine counsellors are trained staff and volunteers who all have experience of listening and talking to children and young people.
Who we are
Positive Identities Service is run by Barnardo’s - tackling Homphobic, Biphobic and Transphobic (HBT) bullying and supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning (LGBTQ) students in your school.
What we do
We are here to offer a range of support to staff and students including:
The Rosalie Ryrie Foundation is a not for profit organisation developed for a charitable purpose.
The Foundation was created to provide a service to help victims, perpetrators, young people, children and families through domestic abuse and aggressive and conforming behaviours.
Wakefield Council have now developed seven ‘early help hubs’ across the District to help children, young people and their families access support at the earliest opportunity.Services to children, young people and their families include:
If you are worried about someone you know as you think they need adult social care, you can contact this service offered by the Wakefield council.If you are worried about the safety or well-being of an adult at risk or older person please contact Social Care Direct. They will deal with your concerns and offer advice and support about what to do.
You do not need to give your name - you can make an anonymous referral.
Kooth is a unique service that provides vulnerable young people, who have emotional or mental health problems, with support when they need it most.
Kooth provides users with a free, confidential, safe and above allanonymous way to ask for help. It's currently available to over half a million 11-25 year olds in England and Wales and is now operational in 19geographical areas.
Advice and Guidance
If you require any support with your UCAS Progress application or any advice and guidance on your future options (general or specific) please attend the drop in sessions on a Monday and Thursday in the library (2.30-3.30). Alternatively, you can book an appointment through your Learning Manager.
In addition please use the Careers Inc website specifically designed for Outwood Grange Students. The link to this is also on the main Outwood Grange website.
Life Skills Clips
The following clips are from Barclay's Life Skills. You may find them useful when applying to Post 16 providers/apprenticeships/employers.
Barclays Life Skills – Appropriate language
Barclays Life Skills – Body Language
Barclays Life Skills – Clear Communication
Barclays Life Skills – Dressing Appropriately
Barclays Life Skills – Speak Slowly
Barclays Life Skills – Speak with Clarity
Barclays Life Skills – Making Eye Contact