Student and Parent Wellbeing 

Useful phone numbers >

For Parents

Children Social Services    0300 555 1384      Out of Hours      0300 5551373

NSPCC Parent helpline 0808 800 5000

Samaritans116 123

Parent Helpline Young minds 0808 802 5544

Citizens advice 0344 411 1306


For Students

Hampshire and IOW CYP Crisis Line (Support service for Children and Young People aged 11 – 17 years old): 0300 303 1590

No Panic Youth helpline  0330 606 1174

Catch 22 (Drugs)0800 5999591

Childline 0800 111 111

Hopeline UK 0800 068 4141

ChatHealth  Young people aged 11-19 years old can send a text to: 07507332160


ChatHealth can help young people with all kinds of things like:

  • Emotional health

  • Relationships

  • Self-harm

  • Bullying

  • Alcohol

  • Healthy eating

  • Drugs

  • Smoking


The ChatHealth messaging service is run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and is available 08.30 – 16.30 on Monday to Friday


Useful Apps especially for mental health:

  • Memory Star

  • Staying Alive

  • Think Ninja

  • Well Mind


Food Banks

Gosport Food Bank is open if you feel you meet their criteria and are in need of their support. They can be contacted on 07866445535 if you have any questions. Everyone is treated with respect and confidential information is held under strict GDPR rules.

Crofton School website also has a lot of health and well-being tips especially under the Year 11 tab (suitable for all years and parents), and the safeguarding tab.

The Crofton School library Instagram page also has plenty of wellbeing tips. Log in under crofton_library.

School pastoral staff may be in contact with some parents to continue support where we can. We hope your family keep safe and well.