Young Carers

Young Careers

At Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form we believe that all children and young people have the right to an education, regardless of what is happening at home. When a young person looks after someone in their family who has a serious illness, disability or substance misuse problem, he or she may need a little extra support to help him or her get the most out of school.

Definition

A Young Carer is a student under 16 years of age who helps to look after a family member who is disabled, physically or mentally ill or who has a substance misuse problem. Caring can take the form of physical and/or emotional care or taking responsibility for someone’s safety or wellbeing. The level of responsibility assumed by a Young Carer is often inappropriate to their age and at a level beyond simply helping out with jobs at home, and as such it may impact on the education and wellbeing of the young person. A Young Adult Carer is someone between the ages of 16-24 who is also covered by the same policy.

Main Menu

Home
News
News Archive
Letters
Exam Information
Photo Galleries
About
Welcome to Braintree Sixth Form
Exam Results
Ofsted Report
Student Handbook
The Sixth Form Day
Library System
Café6
Café6 Menu
Allergens
Travel
Student Support
Community Life
Courses
A level Courses
A Level Art, Craft & Design
Art Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Biology
Biology Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Business
Business Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Chemistry
Chemistry Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Computer Science
Computer Science Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Design Technology - Product Design
A Level Drama and Theatre Studies
Drama & Theatre Studies Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Economics
Economics Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level English Language and Literature
English Language & Literature Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level English Literature
English Literature Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Geography
Geography Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level History
History Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Law
Law Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Mathematics
Mathematics Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Further Mathematics
Further Mathematics Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Media Studies
Media Studies Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Modern Foreign Languages
MFL Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
A Level Music
A Level Physics
Physics Overview & Exam Information
A Level Politics
Politics Overview & Exam Information
A Level Psychology
Psychology Overview & Exam Information
A Level Religious Studies
Religious Studies Overview & Exam Information
A Level Sociology
Sociology Overview & Exam Information
Extended Project
Level 3 Vocational Programmes
BTEC Level 3 in Applied Science
OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Business
OCR Business Level 3 Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
Health and Social Care OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3
BTEC Level 3 in Sport
BTEC Sport Curriculum Overview & Exam Information
WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma in Tourism
Enrichment
Policies
16 - 19 Bursary Policy
NEMA Trust Policies
Academic Honesty Policy
Admissions Policy
Attendance Policy
Anti-Bullying Policy
Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) Policy
Child Protection Policy
Critical Incident & Business Continuity Plan
Curriculum Policy
Drugs and Alcohol Policy
Educational Visits Policy
E-Safety Guidance
E-safety and Data Protection Policy
First Aid in School Policy
Freedom of Information Act Publication Scheme
Privacy Notice – Data Protection
Provider Access Policy
Relationships and Sex Education Policy
SEND Policy
Severe Weather Procedures
Student Dress Code
Supporting Students with Medical Conditions Policy
Student ICT Acceptable Use Agreement
Teaching, Learning and Assessment Policy
Young Carers
Applications
Welcome and Virtual Tour
SEN (Special Educational Needs)
Progression
Year 12 and 13 Careers Education Overview
Completing your UCAS Application Form
Student Finance
Receiving offers: UCAS track
Reading Lists
Contact Us
Contact the Sixth Form
Find the Sixth Form
Tutors
Absence