In accordance with advice from Public Health England and the Department for Education in the event of Covid 19 cases at school, we will be closed from 16/11/20 – 25/11/20 – reopening on Thursday 26th November.

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Clinical Psychologist

Psychologists support children that are experiencing mental health related difficulties. These difficulties may impact on their education and life in general. They will also work with parents/carers, teaching staff and liaise with agencies such as CAMHS and MASH.

Young People’s Academy has worked with Innovating Minds to change the school culture and support students and staffs mental health. Please see below a video of this work.

YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

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#HelloYellow for Young Minds

On Friday 9th October YPA showed their support for the #HelloYellow campaign led by Young Minds to show young people that they are not alone with their mental health. Staff and students all wore yellow to raise awareness for this …

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