Our approach to drugs education and response to any incident at the academy (or on any academy trips/visits) is detailed in our Drugs Policy. It covers
- All illegal drugs
- All legal drugs, including alcohol, tobacco, volatile substances, ketamine, khat and alkyl nitrites (poppers or liquid gold)
- All over-the-counter and prescription medicines
- Psychoactive substances, ‘legal highs’ and other unauthorised substances
You can find this in the Policy section of the website or by clicking here Drugs Policy
There are several useful websites that provide information, advice and support for young people and parents. Please see the links below.
Help and advice on smoking/effects/costs of smoking
Helpline: 0800 022 4 332
A Smoking cessation programme is offered to students at the academy which is delivered by the Choices Team on a regular basis.
You will find other links, some local, in appendix 3 of our Drugs Policy.