Support for Year 6 children aged 11+


I understand that this time of year for our year 6 children can be quite a stressful and worrying time. With SATs and the transition to secondary school, it can be overwhelming and normal for children to experience anxiety about changes happening in their lives. I therefore  wanted to signpost parents to the ‘Kooth’ charity.

Kooth provides a safe, secure means of accessing help via the internet.  By accessing Kooth children aged 11 and above can benefit from:

  • A free, confidential, anonymous and safe way to receive support online.
  • Out of hours’ availability. Counsellors are available online from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop in basis.
  • Online Counselling from a professional team of BACP qualified counsellors is available via 1-1 chat sessions or messaging on a drop in basis or via booked sessions.
  • Discussion Boards which are all pre-moderated, allow young people to access peer to peer support.
  • Online Magazine full of moderated articles many of which are submitted by young people offering advice and guidance on a huge range of topics.
  • No referral is required.
  • Young people can register for kooth independently at

If you would like to learn more about ‘Kooth’, watch the introductory video or email me via the school office.

I hope you find it useful.

Miss Latham