Crisis support

At The Arches, we take extremely seriously our responsibilty to protect and promote the physical mental well-being of our learners and all members of our school community.





Samaritans, in partnership with Facebook has produced a guide on what to do if you are concerned about a friend. This information also applies to how to help colleagues or students.

Help a friend in need guide.

If you have concerns that someone is suicidal, useful information can be found here:

Samaritans - What to do if you know someone who is feeling suicidal

Samaritans - What to do if you're worried about someone

Papyrus – Helpline service HOPELineUK can support YP up to the age of 35 who are worried about how they are feeling  or for staff who are concerned about young people who may be at risk of taking their own life or experiencing such thoughts. 

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The Arches Community Primary School

Saughall Road, Blacon, Chester CH1 5EZ

Nicky Johnson or Sue Wilkins: SEN Contact

Michelle Ashfield: Headteacher

01244 667660

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