SUPPORT

Students are encouraged to contact their teachers/ form tutors and/ or our learning support assistants via their Walker email addresses if you require extra support whilst the Academy is closed.

There are lots of support charities/agencies available to you if you require specific help, some are identified below. Click on the logos to be linked to their sites.

We also have a selection of wellbeing/mindfullness resource packs that you/your child may find useful during this challenging time.

ChildLine is the free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call our helpline on 0800 1111 about any problem, at any time - day or night.

You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you are feeling scared or out of control or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine.


Spot the signs - Barnardo’s has published the set of advice leaflets, available to download for parents, professionals and young people across the UK.

Sexual exploitation affects thousands of children and young people every year. We can all play an important role in reducing that number, helping to cut children free from this abuse.



Fixers is a project of the Public Service Broadcasting Trust, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, and featured on ITV.


Thinkuknow.co.uk is a website designed to raise awareness of the dangers of the Internet.


Action for Children supports and speaks out for the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK including. We offer help and support for disabled children, young people, children in care and family support.

The Childhood Bereavement Network is a national, multi-professional federation of organisations and individuals working with bereaved children and young people. We believe that all children have the right to information, guidance and support to enable them to manage the impact of death on their lives.

Wellbeing Resources

For Students:

If any of our students are finding this time difficult, please email Mrs Hart (lauren.hart@walker.academy).

Below are some wellbeing resources our students might find helpful:

Home pack for older students

Home pack for younger students

Box breathing technique - Also known as square breathing, is helpful when you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious or suffering from insomnia.

Mindfullness for Beginngers - By Pearsons

For Parents:

Mindfullness for Beginngers - By Pearsons

Free webinar for parents to support children with anxiety - Wednesday 1st April, 19:30.

Box breathing technique - Also known as square breathing, is helpful when you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious or suffering from insomnia.