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During this difficult time, it is important that parents and students know where to access support. Rastrick High School will continue to work with and contact families regularly with key information and support as required throughout this period.

Should you need support for any reason please see the organisations below who can advise and provide guidance around a variety of issues.

In addition please be aware that you can email Miss Broadley and Mrs Wood in the Student Welfare Team who can provide support and signposting advice.


Support quick links

There are still several agencies operating that offer support for parents/carers and students for anything you may need.

Click here for the Calderdale Childrens Social Care


Click here for the Kirklees Childrens Social Care


Click here for the NSPCC


Click here for the Kirklees Covid-19 community Pack


Click here for Healthy Minds Calderdale


Click here for Kooth


Telephone numbers

Calderdale Childrens Social Care – 01422 393336 Out of hours – 01422 288000

Kirklees Childrens Social Care – 01484 414960 Out of Hours  – 01484 414933

NSPCC – 0808 800 5000

Healthy Minds Calderdale – 01422 345154

Text message service – Healthy Futures Calderdale

ChatHealth: an NHS-approved secure and confidential text messaging service for school-aged children and their families in Calderdale.ChatHealth is brought to you by Healthy Futures Calderdale, and allows you to get in touch with a healthcare professional, at the touch of a button, for advice and support about physical health or emotional wellbeing.

Access the service: TEXT 07480 635297 (young people) or 07507 332157 (parents/carers) to start a conversation.

From 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, they have experienced clinicians waiting to help. Messages outside this time frame will receive an automated response letting you know when you will receive a reply, and who to contact to get immediate help.

External well-being support for Parents/Carers

Noah’s Ark has put together a package of support specifically to help Parents/Carers. Click the link below to find out more.

Calderdale Healthy Futures has put together a list of links to local health and wellbeing support for families.

Listening Line

Time Out is launching Listening Line on Wednesday 20th May, 1-4pm. The Listening Line offers support and advice to young people during the lockdown uncertainty.