Asterdale Primary School

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0113 3200 750 if you have any queries.


Mental Health and Wellbeing Team

Designated Senior Leads for Mental Health


Miss Kerry Knowles


Mental Health First Aider Team

Miss Kerry Knowles

Mrs Karen Williams


Learning Mentor

Mrs Rachel Barley


We are available for help, support and signposting to other agencies.

Please go to the main Reception office if you would like to make a request for an appointment to speak to a Designated Senior Lead or alternatively ring the school phone number on 01332 662323 and leave a message for us or email ‘’.


Qwell is a free online Mental Health and Wellbeing resource for parents and carers of young people under the age of 18 that requires no formal referral, instead only requiring the user to set up an account on the website

The Anna Freud Centre
The Anna Freud Centre has online advice for young people, parents and schools specifically related to the coronavirus


Hartside Primary Academy - Wellbeing

Parent Pack to Support Child's Wellbeing


Child Bereavement

Child Bereavement UK helps children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

The telephone helpline number is: 0800 02 888 40

Setting Boundaries and Behaviour Management

Free advice for parents and carers regarding setting boundaries with your child using rules and rewards and coping with challenging behaviour.


Emotional and free online parent peer support

Emotional support from fellow parents with professional training and "lived" experience.


Young Minds - Parent Support

Practical advice and tips on supporting your child - from how to encourage your child to open up about their feelings to dealing with mental health services.


Parenting with a Mental Health Problem

Support available and suggestions on how to help yourself and your children.


Supporting your Child's Mental Health

Advice and information on a large and varied number of topics:

  • child mental health and wellbeing
  • big changes
  • conditions and challenges
  • difference and diversity


Mental Health and Wellbeing

Advice and activities to support children and parents with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.


Parenting and Mental Health

Being a parent with a mental illness can be hard. But with the right support you can be a good parent while managing your mental health.