Students who fulfil a caring role at home often have many additional responsibilities aside from school. A young carer may be:
At Wood Green, we understand that these additional responsibilities mean that students who are young carers sometimes need some extra support to help them thrive and succeed at school. All staff are aware of Young Carers and the school is able to offer the following
Wood Green maintain close links with OCC Young Carers service and other Young Carers services.
We aim to understand and meet the needs of students who fulfil a caring role at home and encourage parents/carers to let us know if their child is a young carer.
If your child might be a young carer please contact us by email:
Email: Young Carers
Students can also self-refer via email or through their form tutor.
Updated: February 2021