Woodside High School

Year 6 Transition

We have a well-established programme which makes the transition from primary to secondary school as smooth as possible. Please take some time to look at our resources here.

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Services for parents

Support for parents in the local area:

National Services:

Advice and support if you are concerned about your child’s mental health

  • Young Minds mental health charity, has a confidential parents' helpline. Call them on 0808 802 5544 (9.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday)

  • Papyrus offers support to parents and children in relation to suicide and suicide prevention or contact their helpline (HopelineUK)  0800 068 4141

Advice if you have a concern about your child or another child’s safety and wellbeing

  • NSPCC 800 5000

Advice if you have concerns regarding bullying

  • Kidscape

Information and advice for parents, carers and young people with concerns about school bullying and abuse. 0207 823 5430

Bereavement Support for families

  • Cruse

0808 808 1677

  • Police/Ambulance/Fire

999 24/7

101 (non-emergency) 24/7

  • 24hr Medical advice

NHS 111

Other Useful Websites

Emotional and Mental Wellbeing


Child Abuse

Children in Care

Domestic Abuse

Drugs Information

Eating Disorders

Ethnic Groups Support

Financial Support 

Gender Identity

Healthy Bodies


Mental Health Concerns

Parental Support

Self Harm

Sexual Health

Suicidal Thoughts

Terminal Illness

Victim Support

Websites with Online Chat/Counselling for Mental Health Concerns


Overcome panic attacks and anxiety wherever you happen to be  £0.99

Get round-the-clock support from therapists to help you cope with stress and anxiety - Free

This app helps young people manage their emotions and reduce urges to self-harm - Free

Reduce urges to self-harm and manage emotions in a more positive way - Free

Learn to manage negative thoughts and look at problems differently - Free

Quick and discreet access to information and advice about self-harm and suicidal thoughts - Free

Use adventure games designed by psychologists to help you increase your emotional fitness - Free, with in-app purchases

Use audio tracks to help relax your body and mind and build your confidence - Free, with in-app purchases

Connect confidentially and securely with mental health therapists using instant messaging - Free in some areas

A safe and secure forum for teenagers wanting to discuss any issue affecting their lives - Free

Learn how to manage fear, anxiety and stress and tackle unhelpful thinking - Free, with in-app purchases

An eight-week course to help you manage stress, anxiety and depression at your own pace - Free

An online sleep improvement programme, clinically proven to help you fall asleep faster - Free in some areas

Connect with a team of sleep experts to help you fall asleep or stay asleep through the night

Free with GP referral

Breathing exercises, relaxing music and games to help calm your mind and change negative thoughts

Free, with in-app purchases

Reduce your worries, feel more confident and get the health information you need as a student - Fre

Use games to track your mood and teach yourself methods to take control of stress and anxietyFree (self-help for anxiety management)