Arena Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people in our school in order to create a welcoming and safe environment for all who attend. We expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.

Our dedicated Student Welfare Team are available to support with any concerns you may have.

Your Student Welfare Team want to offer you a different way to contact them: [email protected] You can now email the Student Welfare team: Mrs Chance, Mrs Sinclair & Mrs Kilroy Your email will only go to the staff in this team. The emails are checked between 9:00am and 3:30pm weekdays during Term Time. You can also speak to the team directly on 0121 679 4663

Helpful Resources:

Students against depression. Are you or someone you care about feeling persistently sad, low, anxious or empty? Depression is more common than you might think – 1 in 10 people will experience depression and/or anxiety in any one year. Students Against Depression offers information and resources validated by health professionals alongside tips and advice from students who have experienced it all themselves.

Childline 0800 1111
Pause (Forward Thinking Birmingham)
Young Minds
Papyrus (Suicide Prevention Charity) 0800 0684141

CEOP Internet Safety
Chathealth – Birmingham and Sandwell

All young people in Birmingham and Sandwell aged 11-19 can receive confidential support on physical and emotional wellbeing and hot teenage topics such as bullying and sexual health by sending a brief text message

07480 635485 – Birmingham & Sandwell



Kooth: A free, safe and anonymous online support for young people (11-19 years plus) available at all times at It includes accessing online counselling support. Monday-Friday: noon-10pm. Saturday and Sunday: 6pm – 10pm.
The BBC also has an excellent resource on protecting your mental health
The Trussell Trust Foodbanks. We have links with these foodbanks and can issue vouchers to families who might need them. https://www.trusselltrust