St Patrick's Catholic Primary, Hullen Edge Road, Elland, Halifax, HX5 0QY

01422 373104

St Patrick's Catholic Primary Academy

We Live, We Learn, We Love with Christ

We are proud to work with all the Catholic schools across our two local authority areas, particularly as the Trust grows and benefits from the expertise and knowledge that other schools joining in the future will bring.

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Useful Links


Internet Safety and 'How to' guides for parents, carers and families.

Victoria Northern from PACE visited school to run a parents information session about safeguarding your children at home on their mobile devices.

We have placed the documents discussed on our safeguarding page here which were sent by Victoria.

Click here to visit the safeguarding page

You can also find up to date support and advice about keeping children safe on the NSPCC website here using the link below. This includes support for online, in the home and mental health.

The NSPCC have recently (2023) shared support and advice for families around safeguarding at home in relation to Virtual Reality Headsets. You can find this here:

PACE (Parents Against Child Exploitation)

Pace is a leading national charity that brings the parent perspective to tackling child exploitation.

Online Support Sessions for Parents: 

These sessions are an opportunity to understand the signs that a child may be being exploited, increase your confidence to respond safely and learn how to support a child who may be at risk of being exploited criminally or sexually. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share concerns and connect with other parents and carers.

The session will help you to:

  • Understand what child exploitation is
  • Understand the signs of child exploitation
  • Learn how children are groomed online
  • Understand the behaviours of exploited children

Join your local session by emailing

Be more #activecalderdale 

Active Calderdale provides information about how to be more active and have a healthier lifestyle in Calderdale

Learning Links

Click on the links below to visit the websites

Oxford Owl: Expert advice, educational resources and free eBooks
Oxford Owl - remember to use your class log in to access free reading books and recordings as well as other learning resources for phonics, reading, writing and maths.

CENTURY TECH - The City School Pakistan

SeeSaw - The Making Thinking Visible Machine! - EdTechTeam

KS3 - BBC Bitesize

Classroom Secrets - Oak National Academy

Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Week 

A number of resources have been shared with families as a part of Mental Health Awareness Week. You will also find these below to refer to.

If at any time you are concerned and wish to discuss a child's wellbeing with us, please contact us:

Telephone: 01422 373104

Mrs Lomas (Designated Safeguarding Lead—DSL):

Mrs Hudson-Crook (Deputy DSL):

Supporting Children and Young People With Low Mood

Supporting Children and Young People Who Feel Anxious

Supporting Children and Young People Who Feel Angry

Children's Mental Health Week

Place2Be Top Tips and Strategies for Supporting Your Child's Mental Health

It's OK not to be OK: Top tips for managing your child's anxiety

NHS talking therapies can help if you’re struggling to cope with feelings of anxiety or depression. Rest assured it’s totally confidential.

Your GP can refer you or you can refer yourself online at


01924 316830

Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This support is available for both parents and children.

If you call, you'll speak to a professional in your local NHS mental health service.

They can discuss your current mental health needs and provide access to further support if needed.

Calderdale Open Minds (CAMHS)

The Calderdale Open Minds website has some excellent support materials and documents for families as well as signposting you to useful charities, support lines and websites.

The Open Minds in Calderdale website is available to all schools in Calderdale to link to and provides local and national emotional health and wellbeing and mental health information and services for children and young people, families and professionals.

Visit the Open Minds website:

Open Minds has a section on “Exam help & Support” for any children who want additional support

There is a section on Open Minds with information about school transition support here for children transitioning to secondary school

Time Out Listening Line

Time Out Listening Line is open for students aged 10-19 who want someone to talk to about issues such as: home/school life, friendships, and any other worries.

The Listening Line is not a counselling service, it’s a safe space offering children and young people the opportunity to speak to an experienced Time Out worker, who regularly works with children and young people in schools and in the community.

To access the listening line children and young people can send a text to 07418 311736 and one of Time Out’s project workers will call them back to arrange a time.

Click here to visit the Time Out website

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service Offer for Children and Young People in Calderdale

Click here to view services available in Calderdale

Calderdale's Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service Guide for Families