Following the most recent Covid-19 restrictions, our school site is now closed to everyone.

We will be unable to respond to telephone messages left, if you need to contact school, please use the following emails:

General advice and guidance: info@rushden-academy.net

Head of Year 7: k.monkman@rushden-academy.net
Head of Year 8: c.smith@rushden-academy.net
Head of Year 9: s.finney@rushden-academy.net
Head of Year 10: r.smart@rushden-academy.net
Head of Year 11: a.gurnham@rushden-academy.net
Head of 6th Form: p.chapman@rushden-academy.net

Head of Maths: s.evans@rushden-academy.net
Head of English: j.neville@rushden-academy.net
Head of Science: c.wiles@rushden-academy.net
Head of MFL: g.brainwood@rushden-academy.net
Head of Creative Arts: a.owen@rushden-academy.net
Head of Performing Arts: j.ede@rushden-academy.net
Head of PE: s.harris@rushden-academy.net
Humanities contact: p.bocking@rushden-academy.net

We send you our very best wishes and ask that you look after yourselves and your families. As hard as it is to self-isolate and distance yourself from others, it is a must now and certainly is in everyone’s best interest.


Don’t worry if you usually get help & support in school. During the time we are closed you can pick from this list of services if you need to talk to someone.

You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and someone from the safeguarding team will help you


Information/Support Offered

Contact details



Support with feelings of Depression, Anxiety, Self-harming, Suicidal thoughts, Stressed


Young Minds


Crisis Messenger

text YM to 85258

Ask Norman

Young person one stop shop for advice and support





Online, on the phone help about all areas of concern. Web site is full of useful information

0800 1111


Service 6   


self-refer for counselling or self-help around self-harm, sexuality, anger management, bullying and Online Safety  


www.servicesix.co.uk  01933 277520/ 01933 273746

Sexual Health

Emergency contraception, STI’s, Advice

School Nurse text 07507 329 600 (8am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday all year round)


victim of theft, robbery, attacks, abuse, violence, harassment,

or stalking?

0300 3031965




In a Gang and want out? Know someone else who needs help getting out of gang related activity?

call 24/7 on 07539183975





Need help with Drug & Alcohol abuse?

NGAGE with Aquarius is an early intervention drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 in Northamptonshire.

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01604 633 848


Supporting teenage mental health



For your mind, for your body – support for all areas


Rushden Mind

Support at the Crisis Café


Information about local services can also be found here


Supporting Children and Young People through disruption



Supporting Parents and Carers through disruption


Rushden Academy
Northamptonshire. NN10 6AG
t: 01933 350391
e: info@rushden-academy.net

Rushden Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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