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Student Welfare

Student Welfare Links, Documents & Information (Updated 21st July 2020)

Follow this link to be taken to our Home Learning - Student Welfare page.

Please don't forget to look at all the attachments at the bottom of the webpage containing documents to help during this difficult time (Updated 20th April 2020)


Student Welfare Information 

For concerns about the safety or well being of a child or young person during normal academy hours please contact:

If you have concerns of an urgent nature regarding the safety or well being of a child or young person or need support outside of normal academy hours please contact:

  • Derbyshire County Council - Safeguarding (Starting Point) on 01629 533190 Opt 1

If your family is supported by the Early Help Service or if you experience any family difficulties regarding finance or a lack of essentials please contact: 

  • Mr Hurst, Head of Family Services, email: (07395 962890)

You can also contact your Family Support Worker as normal via email.

Other useful contacts:


116 123


0800 11 11

NSPCC - National Helpline

0808 800 500

National Online Safety

0800 368 8061


0370 496 7622


Also here is a LINK to some YouTube clips about the importance of e-safety and engaging with your child during this difficult period. 

Providing Care During Coronavirus 

Guidance and information for people under the age of 25 who are providing care for someone during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Please follow this link. 
For information on supporting your child during coronavirus, follow this link.
Help children with SEND continue their education during coronavirus, follow this link.

Derbyshire County Council - Action Grants Scheme 

  • Derbyshire County Council Action Grants scheme is offering hundreds of grants to groups who are planning projects to benefit their communities.
  • So far DCC have awarded Action Grants totalling £632,000 to 712 groups across Derbyshire since the scheme launched in May 2018.

Please follow this link for more information.

Mental Health Awareness Week (18th to 24th May 2020) 

18th - 24th May 2020 is Mental Health Awareness Week - Please see the Supporter Pack from the Mental Health Foundation.

Helplines & Websites if You Need Help 

Helplines & Websites If You Need Help

COVID-19 Home Learning Tips

  • Please see the attachments below for tips on supporting your child through the COVID-19 pandemic

DfE Free School Meals Voucher Service

Helplines, apps & websites to support parents

Helplines, apps & Websites if you need help now

BBC newsround advice & guidance for young people about coronavirus

Local Foodbank Links

School Nurse Service 

For the foreseeable future, school nurses will not be carrying out any face to face contacts other than safeguarding. 

Yoga Down Dog App - Free to The Pingle Academy! 

  • All deFerrers Trust schools are offering a free subscription to the Yoga Down Dog app for staff & students.
  • Please follow this link to instructions on how to register

Free Courses to Support You During the Coronavirus Pandemic 

The two courses in the links below are designed to help students with their mental health and well being. They are provided by creative education for free and require a student to create a log in when they first join, using their academy email address.