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A Director of Learning, along with a team of tutors and school support officers has responsibility for the academic progress and welfare of the students in each year group. The pastoral year team check the progress of students in their care and support students to ensure the highest possible achievement. They are in contact with the Student Services team including the School Support Officer allocated to each year group.
All girls undertake a programme of Citizenship, Personal, Social & Health Education (CPSHE) which is designed to help them become more aware of themselves and others, be able to assess their own progress and improve their learning. The CPSHE programme is planned around the cross-curricular elements of the National Curriculum to develop the emotional and physical health and well-being of students.
Hornsey School for Girls is committed to acting quickly to respond to any incidents including of bullying.
Hornsey School for Girls commits to acting quickly to respond to any incidents including support around mental health, self harm, eating disorders or academic or pastoral concern.
Home Learning: All students are expected to complete home learning which is checked and marked regularly. There will be a variety of tasks set, which cover a range of learning media. Parents are asked to support the school and their daughter by helping to ensure home learning is completed.
Additional Support: We also promote and advertise additional support from a host of external agencies that we work with.Please contact student services for more advice and guidance. We are here to support and help you.
The school also has a school counselling service and a triage service to support emergency mental wellbeing needs of our students
For parents/ carers the following guidance may be helpful for you or your family
Health anxiety - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/health-anxiety/
Understanding the impact of homelearning and wellbeing on younger members of the family https://foundationyears.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IOW-What-has-wellbeing-got-to-do-with-creating-a-positive-home-learning-environment-IOW-Factsheet04-1.pdf
The care centre for domestic violence - -https://www.ncdv.org.uk/
Anxiety related support & guidance - https://shoutlink.info/AnxietyGuide
Anxiety related support & guidance - https://shoutlink.info/anxietyuk
Anxiety related support & guidance - https://shoutlink.info/mindshift
For students and young people
www.Kooth.com Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to young people. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people. It offers young people the opportunity to have a text-based conversation with a qualified counsellor. Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed. Outside counselling hours’ young people can message our team and get support by the next day.
https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/ mental wellbeing support and guidance
https://dfelondonhornseyschoolforgirls.tootoot.co.uk/login Toot Toot - email based wellbeing service being manned during school hours -but you can reach out to us on this.
We are also working with our counselling service to continue to offer students and families an online provision for this - we will share information once we have this in place.