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The wellbeing of our students is at the forefront of our agenda here at Finchley Catholic High School. With good health and wellbeing it is proven students are more likely to succeed in an educational setting, but above all we want you to be in a good state of mind. Please use the following pages and links to seek the support most appropriate to you. We are always on hand to help with any challenge you may face. You can turn to the following should you need help:

  • Pastoral Leader (Ms Peerbacos and Mr Prendergast)
  • Form Tutor
  • Any other subject teacher
  • Any support member of staff
  • Ms Phillip, our Sixth Form mentor
  • School counsellor
  • Ms Parsons, our Lay Chaplain
  • Make a referral using the following page (this will be treated in the strictest confidence)


Below you will find a list of useful websites and phone numbers, should you need them:

Mental wellbeing – get help, advice & support with anything that’s causing you stress, hardship or embarrassment – counselling service for children and young people. – promotes the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people. – helpline number 08457 909090


Health – NHS Direct online health advice. – good health advice for students, written by doctors. – health advice for travelling abroad.


Alcohol and drugs – national drugs helpline - NGAGE with Aquarius is an early intervention drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 in Northamptonshire.

Drinkline Helpline: 0800 917 8282


Violence – Victim support line 0845 3030 900 – provides a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence


Stress management Helpline no 01708 765200 emotional support & info on exam stress – useful exercises and information on a range of issues including stress. – stress tests, relaxation techniques – general info – NHS site with games theme.


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