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The Orchard School

The Orchard School


At The Orchard School we understand the importance of working in partnership with our families and this is key when supporting the wellbeing of our children. We hope you find the information and links on this page a useful resource to support you as parents and carers now and in the future. Please remember to be mindful that we have endeavoured to check all the suggested websites but there are many links within them and checking them all would be impractical and impossible. We trust that our parents and carers are best placed to decide what they feel is appropriate for their child's needs.

Wellbeing Information and Resources

Anxiety UK

Advice and support for people living with anxiety.


Under 18s helpline, webchat and online support groups for people with eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia.


Support for children and young people in the UK, including a free 24-hour helpline.


Counsellors available until 10pm every day. Free, safe and anonymous online counselling for young people. Check whether this is offered in your area.

East Kent Mind

An independent, charity providing quality outcome-based services to make a positive difference to the Mental Health of the people of East Kent which includes the Canterbury District and Thanet.

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Support for children and anyone worried about a child.

Kent and Medway Integrated Care System

Help and support if you are feeling:

  • Anxious or stressed
  • Down or low
  • Need help now


24-hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk.


Committed to improving the mental health of babies, children and young people, including support for parents and carers. Provides information on medication for young people.

Youth Access

Advice and counselling network for young people, including details of free local services.