Young Carers

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What is a Young Carer?

A Young Carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who may be ill or disabled.

We are committed to supporting Young Carers in our school

Who to talk to if you are, or think you are a Young Carer

Our school Young Carer leads are Mrs Eastbrook, Mrs Gibbs and Mrs Handford.

There is also support available through Essex Young Carers:

• Keyworkers are available for one to one support

• Respite opportunities

• Targeted group workshops 

Click here, or on the link below, for further information about Young Carers and the support available in our area.