Pinderfields Hospital

Pupil Referral Unit



Being online is an important part of how young people ‘do’ relationships. Young people are using online spaces for their social and romantic lives. They told us that they would like their parents and carers to talk with them more about this. We know that these topics aren’t always easy to talk about, so #AskTheAwkward has been created to help you to explore online relationships with your secondary aged children, making these conversations part of everyday life.

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 When two people share responsibility for a child, no matter whether they are still together or separated, the relationship between them has a direct impact on the mental health of their children.

 Please take a moment to look at our Risk and Resilience document.  It contains helpful advice and ideas on supporting your children and helping them to have resilience when they are faced with key events or difficult situations.

Risk and Resilience


The Staff and Management Committee hope you find the following information helpful for you and your children. 



Advice for Parents When Using Tutors or Clubs


Check out the Online Safety section for advice and guidance to safety online.


All students now have free access to Seneca - a revision and homework platform making studying more fun. Seneca is an interactive way to learn official course content. Their web app covers 150+ exam board specific courses condensing what students need to know for their exams. The software is able to identify gaps in learning. For instance, when you get a question wrong, the platform will repeat the topic in different formats and their smart algorithm has proven to make students remember topics 2x faster. Seneca is totally free for students, teacher and parents. You can sign up via

 Wakefield council have put on their website useful information during the corona virus pandemic, this may be useful for families who are struggling for help and where to find information.
 The link is:-  There are also some community Hubs up and running to help vulnerable families.
Community Hubs

The Brig

0345 8 506 506

Castleford area

Queen’s Mill (Castleford Heritage Trust)

01977 556741

Airedale Hub (Chrysalis at The Active Centre

01977 730130

07793 278511



Eastmoor Community Project

St Swithun's Centre

01924 361212


Senior Citizens Support Group

01924 565859


Kellingley Club

07951 916738


St George's Centre

01924 369631

Normanton and Featherstone

The Well

07872 551640


Featherstone Community Hub

0345 8 506 506




Ossett Community Hub

0345 8 506 506


St Marys Centre

01977 705341

South East Wakefield

Kinsley and Fitzwilliam Centre

01977 610931

Hemsworth Community Hub

0345 8 506 506

Westfield Centre/ South Elmsall

01977 642335
Ackworth Parish Council, Ackworth Churches, and Ackworth School (Ackworth Covid-19 Response)

01977 233600 (Ackworth School)

Wakefield Central

Lightwaves and Next Generation Youth and Community Project

01924 360158
St Catherine's Church Centre

01924 211130

Wakefield Rural

Havercroft and Ryhill Centre

01226 727824

Wrenthorpe, Kirkhamgate, Carr Gate

Wrenthorpe Village Hall

07471 141672



 Low self-esteem can affect everything, from school work to how your child  socialises with others.  This document will give you the information you need to  help your child feel confident so they are  able to reach their full potential.

Uniquely Me

Wakefield has it's own ADHD Support group.  The group is aimed at adults with ADHD or parents/carers of children with ADHD.