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Young Carers Support at Whalley Range High School 11-18

Young Carers

At Whalley Range 11-18 High School, we facilitate respite and support for students with a caring role. We are currently working towards the Young Carers in School Award and working together with our partners in schools and early help, our parents, carers and children. 

What is a Young Carer?

We recognise young carers as children and young people under the age of 18, who provide care to another family member.

Within our support for young carers we consider what tasks they are doing, as well as the impact upon their emotional, physical and social wellbeing. We are aware that the demands of this caring role can sometimes affect a student’s progress.

We Offer

  • Half termly meetings offering opportunities for students to highlight any support required
  • Regular trips such as ice skating, bowling, cinema trips
  • In school events such as cooking, radio skills and gaming
  • A chance to get to know other young carers in similar situations
  • Links to further information and support organisations

 

Where to Go

Name of venue
Whalley Range High School 11-18
Venue address
Wilbraham Road
Whalley Range
Greater Manchester
Postcode
M16 8GW

Other Details

Associated Cost
No

Who to Contact

Name
Fabio Da Silva and Morressa Connolly
Position
Young Carers Champions
Telephone
01161 861 9727
mconnolly@wrhs1118.c0.uk
Email
See Additional Notes
Website
https://wrhs1118.co.uk/support/young-carers
Additional Notes

Fabio Da Silva - Young Carer Champion and Business Studies Teacher 

fdasilva@wrhs1118.co.uk

Morressa Connolly -Young Carers Champion and Deputy Head of Pastoral & Behavior

mconnolly@wrhs1118.c0.uk

Last Updated: 29/09/2020