Beckfoot Trust is an organisation that links a group of local Bradford schools together so that they can collectively improve the life chances for young people within their schools. Our aim is to create a group of truly remarkable schools each with a genuine comprehensive intake. They will be wonderful places for young people to learn and grow up in. We want to make a difference. We want to create something special.




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Students & Learning

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Helplines and websites for wellbeing and mental health


If you don't feel able to talk to a trusted adult, you can find confidential help from a helpline or website.

There are organisations that are available to support children and young people, with wellbeing and mental health.

Helplines and websites for children and young people:



Confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem.


Young Minds

Free, confidential support for parents as well as young people.

  • This charity has opened a dedicated parents’ helpline for confidential, expert advice. You can reach them at 0808 802 5544.



An online wellbeing  community for young people

  • Go to download the app to chat to friendly counsellors, read articles by other young people, get support from the Kooth community, and write a daily journal.


The Mix

Free confidential telephone helpline and online service that aims to find young people the best help, whatever the problem.



An app and website to support the mental health of  10-18 year olds.


Shout - Crisis Text Line

A free 24/7 texting service in the UK for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere.

  • Text SHOUT to 85258 in the UK to text with a trained crisis volunteerwho’ll provide active listening and collaborative problem-solving.


Child Bereavement UK

Provides bereavement help and support for children and families.

If you are not sure about who to contact, call ChildLine. They will put you in touch with the best people to help you.