Support and Advice

If you have any concerns or worries about your child, be it about their progress at school or their general well-being, please do get in touch. The names of staff that you might wish to contact to are listed in the staff section of the school website.

  • If you have questions relating to a specific subject area, please make contact with the relevant Subject Leader.
  • If you would like to speak to someone concerning Special Educational Needs, please make contact with our Special Needs Coordinator.
  • For more general queries, please make contact with your child’s form tutor or Head of Year in the first instance.

You might also find the information from the following organisations useful. It is organised into four sections:  Support for You as a Parent or Carer; Supporting Your Child’s Well-being; Welfare and Financial Advice; Government – Local and National.


Support for You as a Parent or Carer



Information on pregnancy, birth and babies; work, money and law; relationships, parenting and separation from a fathers' perspective.


Family Lives

Parenting and family support

Telephone helpline: 0808 800 2222


Fatherhood Information Centre

National Information Centre on fatherhood


National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society supports the parents and carers of children who have a confirmed diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder.


Lighthouse (Domestic Abuse)

Lighthouse (formerly Ipswich Women’s Aid) provides a 24-hour helpline (answer phone may operate at times).  Advice, support and/or temporary accommodation for women (and their children) experiencing abuse in their personal or family relationships.

Tel. No: 01473 745111


Suffolk Family Carers

Help with information, support and advocacy


Supporting Your Child’s Well-being


Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) works across the UK tackling child sex abuse and providing advice



National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Telephone: 0800 800 5000


Relate – The Relationship People

Advice on family life and parenting


Suffolk Mental Health

Mental Health Services for Children and Young People in Suffolk


Suffolk Mind 

Suffolk Mind provides information for anyone who wants to help someone improve their mental health and wellbeing.


Young Minds

A UK charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.


Welfare and Financial Advice


Information about benefits

Goverment information about benefits.



Ipswich and District Citizens Advice Bureau

Ipswich and District Citizens Advice Bureau information, advice and advocacy service. Offering specialist help in the areas of Debt, Employment and Welfare Benefits.


Suffolk County Council - Children, Families and Learning

Provides information, advice and assistance for families, children and young people aged 0-19 years


Government – Local and National


Community Services Directory

Community Services Directory with details of local clubs, activities, organisations and services


Ipswich Borough Council

Ipswich Borough Council website


Public Services Information

A wide range of public services information


Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council website

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