Student Welfare

Student Welfare at Leventhorpe

According to YoungMinds, the UK's leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people, emotional wellbeing is a clear indicator of academic achievement, success and satisfaction in life. Here at Leventhorpe, we take the emotional wellbeing of all our students extremely seriously.

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Lucie Biggs is our Student Welfare Officer here at Leventhorpe. Lucie is a qualified counsellor with previous experience working in schools, as well as being a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Lucie's role is firmly focussed on looking after student wellbeing, mental health and resilience; pinpointing students' needs and equipping them with new and beneficial tools for life. Adolescence is a unique and trying time for even the most well-rounded individual and Lucie seeks to set out the best possible pathway for each student she encounters, providing confidential counselling, mentoring and group intervention, along with a place of support and other provisions as and when the need occurs.

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“Drop-in” sessions are offered to all students on Friday lunchtimes, in the pastoral meeting room next to the LRC. No appointments are necessary.

To Contact Lucie please click here.

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Useful links

Childline
• 24/7 free phone – 0800 1111
• https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/ - 1-2-1 chat available on their website

Samaritans
• 24/7 free phone – 116 123
• Email  jo@samaritans.org

NHS Choices
• https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/mental-health-services/how-to-access-mental-health-services/

Crisis
• https://www.crisis.org.uk/

Useful apps

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