Student Wellbeing

School Counsellor

Hello I am Michelle, the school counsellor based at Stockport Academy. Counselling can help with anxiety, low mood, body image, sexuality, bereavement, self confidence and self esteem, anger or any worries students have. It is a safe place for students to express their thoughts and feelings without being judged. For students, problems may feel like a confusing jigsaw. In counselling, we can sort the jigsaw pieces into a picture that makes sense to them. Students can self refer themselves to counselling by speaking to their pastoral manager or attend the daily drop in sessions.

If you are struggling, here are a few resources to support

A wellbeing support leaflet, with details of many local and national support agencies. offers useful advice to both children and parent/carers. offers online counselling support children can access through their app.

For specific support, children/carers can access support from a number of charities and organisations including: for help with eating disorders to help with addictions

Pastoral Manager

Year 7 - Sarah Shaw

Y8 - Danielle James

Y9 - Lyn McCann

Y10 - Sarah Porter

Y11 - Lynn Bickerton

Drop in Sessions

Year 7 Monday Lunchtime 12.10pm – 12.40pm

Year 8 Tuesday Lunchtime 12.40pm – 1.10pm

Year 9 Wednesday Lunchtime 12.40pm – 1.10pm

Year 10 Thursday Lunchtime 12.40pm - 12.40pm

Year 11 Everyday during Lunchtime – 1.10pm - 1.40pm


Do not suffer in silence – asking for help makes you stronger.

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