Young Carers

How do you know if you are a young carer?

 A young carer is someone under 18 who looks after someone at home who is ill, disabled, has a mental health condition or addiction problem (drugs or alcohol).

Who to speak to if you think you are a young carer or need some support

Miss C Nimmo

Miss C Nimmo - School Operational Lead

Email: youngcarers@maidenerleghschool.co.uk

Support for you at school

Homework Club

On every day after school for an hour in G5, computers are available as well as 6th form students to help support your work.

Inclusion

Lunch Homework support and someone to talk to

JAC Drop-in

Every WEEK there is a drop-in session at the silverdale centre to speak to peers who are also taking on a caring role and to adults to let off some steam or to discuss any issues you find you have. There are also additional ones throughout the year.

Email

Please email youngcarers@maidenerleghschool.co.uk with any ideas, feedback or support that you might need

School Nurse

This is available to you should you want to use it. Book an appointment through Mrs DeJong or go and speak to her about any issues.

Office

Miss Nimmo or Mrs Bendall is always around to talk to, book an appointment with.