Supporting Parents

Sandwich Technology School hopes to offer support and advice for all parents, including on topics that are primarily based out of school, but potentially have an impact on a young person’s academic success and wellbeing. The school employ a Youth Tutor, Mr Clive Birnie, who will be available at set times throughout the school holidays to direct parents towards support mechanisms.

Clive can be contacted on:

Between 9am-3pm on the following dates:

18th -22nd December 2023

8th -12th April 2024

5th- 23rd August 2024

In addition, please find below some useful links and contact details for external providers:

Dover District Youth Hub - 03000 420008 -

Government Funded Financial Support

The school are aware of a UK government scheme called the Household Support Fund which supports vulnerable Kent households in need of help with significantly rising living costs. Should you wish for school to look into this support for you, please contact Lucy Wanstall (Deputy Headteacher).

Advice around Child to Parent Abuse


Drug and Alcohol AdviceFearless               Get ItKooth, an online counselling service. It offers free, safe andanonymous support through magazines, discussion boards, chat and lots more;

KoothMental Health Support Moodspark - A website designed by young people where you can learn how to look after your emotional wellbeing and mental health;


UK Safer Internet CentreYoung MindsPlease find some further information leaflets below;

Headstart in Dover

Early Help and Preventative Services

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