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Supporting your child

Student Information & Support

At Bexhill Academy, one of our top priorities is the welfare of our students. Please see below for some general support links. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to reach out to your child's year team or try the safeguarding section of our website for more information. 


Year Team Contacts: 

Year 7 Team Contacts

Pastoral Manager – Kym Browning –

Learning Leader – Alex Humphrey –

Senior Leader – Mark Linch/ Lee Starkey – /

Administrator – Claire Cook –

Year 8 Team Contacts

Pastoral Manager – Nikki Austin –

Learning Leader – Dj Barron –

Senior Leader – Trudy Hillman –

Administrator – Samantha Cheshire –

Year 9 Team Contacts

Pastoral Manager – Cheryl Kemp –

Learning Leader – Jo Deeprose –  

Senior Leader – Luke Borland –  

Administrator – Gill Barrington-Smith –

Year 10 Team Contacts

Pastoral Manager – Kim Fuller –

Learning Leader – Matt Dann –

Senior Leader – Sarah Williams –  

Administrator – Michele Wilkinson –

Year 11 Team Contacts

Year 11

Pastoral Manager – Nicky Humphries –

Learning Leader – Ben Eldridge –

Senior Leader – Wendy Minns –

Administrator– Jackie Houlihan -


Information and Support: 

Helpful Links 


Support for young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure of their sexuality

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LGBTQ Groups


Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online?

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Removing Nude Images

Childline has launched Report Remove, a service that allows children and young people under 18 to report and get removed from the internet a nude image or video of themselves that might have been shared online. The webpage includes links to services and information offering emotional and safeguarding support

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Supporting Students around bereavement and loss (1)

25.05.2021 Tutor time Information


Supporting Students around bereavement and loss (2)

26.05.2021 Tutor time Information


The SAYPH hub


Well being of young people

A free, easy to use service to support the well being of young people in East Sussex

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Where to go for Safeguarding Advice



National Youth Advocacy service provides information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to young people up to 25

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Alcohol and Substance Misuse

Offers information, support and guidance around substance misuse

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Bullying and Cyber Bullying

Offers information, support and guidance around bullying and cyber bullying

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Child Line

0800 1111 ChildLine offer emotional support for children and young people on issues relating to child abuse, bullying etc

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Child Sexual Exploitation

Offers information, support and guidance around CSE

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Cultural and Religious support

Muslim Youth Helpline provide culturally sensitive support to Muslim youth under the age of 25. Outreach services including family mediation, face to face counselling and befriending.

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Forced Marriage

Enter Forced Marriages into search bar at top of site - Service provided by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to protect young people from forced marriages abroad. Service offers help to young people in these circumstances to help get them back to the UK

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Health and Well-Being

Has a teens section dealing with issues like body image, sexual health, drugs, alcohol etc

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How to get a student ID card

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Mental Health

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice

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OnLine Safety

Offers information, support and guidance around online safety, including online grooming, cyberbullying and reporting concerns

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Runaway Helpline is there if you are thinking about running away, if you have already run away, or if you have been away and come back.

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Sexual Health

Helpline providing information, advice and guidance for young people aged 12-18 on sexuality and sexual health.

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Sexual Health

Brook offer information, support and signposting service for young people under 25 on sexual health

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The Samaritans

The Samaritans are a 24hr service offering emotional support

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Useful Apps and Websites

Supporting Mental Health


Young People in Care

Become offer help, support and advice to children in care and young care leavers

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Young People with Disabilities

Life Train focuses on the development of young people and people with disabilities.

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Active Sussex have teamed up with REBOOT, providing young people and their families access to local sports and activities, directly into their own homes. They offer a variety of online sessions to suit different interests and abilities that are FREE to access,

Active Sussex

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