Parent Support

Parents, carers and friends of St Margaret's, we all need a little help from time to time, especially during the current virus situation. Below are a list of numbers and links that may be helpful for a variety of reasons.

Samaritans: 116123
Victim support: 0808 1689 111
Rape crisis: 0808 802 9999
Mind: 0300 1233 393
Anxiety UK: 03444 775 774
Sane: 0300 304 7000
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably): 0800 585 858
Crisis team: 0300 5000 927

You can also contact the school directly and we will do whatever we can to help.


ThinkNinja: this is an app-based service, which can be downloaded. The app provides psychoeducation on mental health and emotional wellbeing along with coaching tips for staying well and handling stress. More information can be found on their website.

Shout: Place2Be have partnered with Shout, a free 24-hour crisis text service for over 18 months. This service is primarily aimed for students aged 10 years plus and is delivered by a team of crisis volunteers. Place2Be schools and their students can text P2B to 85258, 24 hours a day. Additional information is available on their website.

Kooth: is an online service which offers online counselling and wellbeing support. Young people aged 10-18 years can sign up to this service online, selecting Place2Be from the drop down menu. The service is open 365 days a year (currently from 12-10pm weekdays and 6-10pm at weekends). This is an anonymous service, All the counsellors are trained, qualified and experienced working with young people. Further information can be found on their website.

Place2Be are helping too. They have three partners that they are working with, with each service being offered free of charge as a Place2Be partner