School Name

The Waterloo School

Information & Support

If you would like a paper copy of any information on the website, please do not hesitate to contact the school office and this will be provided free of charge.

Families/Carers are invited to sign up to Holiday Activities and Food schemes for Summer and Christmas 2024 please follow the link:

https://www.hants.gov.uk/socialcareandhealth/childrenandfamilies/connectforcommunities/holidayactivities/register 

More help for children, young people and families - 

  • Kooth is a free, safe, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service for 11-25-year-olds in Hampshire with no referral needed. Pupils can sign up this week and access community discussions, content, and moderated live forums all about anxiety and coping
  • ChatHealth free messaging service for parents and carers and children and young people aged 5-19 to text a School Nurse in Hampshire
  • SHOUT provides free, 24/7 mental health support by text. Text HANTS to 85258
  • Self Harm Support Hub provides information and peer support for parents/carers supporting a child or young person who self-harms
  • Find more local and national support on Mental Wellbeing Hampshire

Hampshire County Council have an upcoming free 4-week skills, health and wellbeing programme taking place at Heart of the Park, Havant.  The programme is aimed at individuals aged between 30-60 years and delivered across four sessions covering different topic each session.  Please click here for further information.

 

INTERNET SAFETY

Please see the following link for setting safety measures on IT devices at home - www.internetmatters.org 

The following page allows parents to select which device is being used at home, and how to set up parental controls, lockdown certain sites, set screen time, also how to use google family/Microsoft family plans. 

 

Alex & Rosie's Adventures in Hampshire

'Alex & Rosie's Adventures in Hampshire' is now on YouTube Have you seen this wonderful book from Autism & Nature? If not, then definitely take a look, either as a video on YouTube or as a downloadable e-book.

Autism & Nature works to enrich the lives of autistic people, especially children, through experiences of the countryside and nature. They are developing a range of projects to practically help parents, carers and teachers to engage autistic children with the natural world. To find out more about Autism & Nature, head to their website.

For more free guidance, resources and brief e-learning for education staff on topics like sleep, emotional wellbeing and physical activity visit the Hampshire Health in Education (HHiE) website or email healtheducation@hants.gov.uk.

The Good Mental Health Handbook - Click here

Family Lives - http://www.familylives.org.uk/

Short Break Activities for Gateway Card+ Holders - https://fish.hants.gov.uk/kb5/hampshire/directory/advice.page?id=wQ4VE5g_-lg

Merlin’s Magic Wand is an independent children's charity. However, we get to do what we do because we are the children's charity partner of Merlin Entertainments. We work globally across all 140+ Merlin attractions collaborating on our three magical programmes! 

YMCA -  https://ymca-fg.org/children-young-people/ 

Kids Clothes Line - click here

Health & Wellbeing Drop In - click here

Community Pantries  - click here

Ask About Autism Introduction - click here

Marvels & Meltdowns - Drop in space - click here

Appletree Support - click here

SGO Support Group - click here

CAMHS Gaming Leaflet - click here 

Connect 4 Communities - Click here for further information 

Fuel vouchers available through Citizens Advice Service - Parents and carers can find out the contact details for their local branch on this website: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/.../contact-us/contact-us/ 

OTR (Off the Record) can really help with young people's mental health and wellbeing, click on the following link to find out more: https://otr-south.org.uk/about-otr/ 

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Back+to+Basics+havant

Parenting Smart - https://parentingsmart.place2be.org.uk/?utm_source=Sprint1&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=parenting-smart

HCC Missing Leaflet - click here

HCC Missing Poster - click here

HCC Child Exploitation Leaflet - Click here

Clever Never Goes leaflet created for parents - click here

Vapes (E-Cigarettes) Parent/Carer Fact Sheet - click here