Action for Carers Surrey
Enabling carers to have a voice and realise a life outside caring

Resources for Teachers and Schools

For teachers:

These resources are free of charge; please call 01483 302748 or email info@actionforcarers.org.uk for copies

Young Carers Resource Packs for Schools

The packs contains materials for Key Stages 2 and 3, designed as a 6 week module of lessons and assembly talks to be integrated into schools’ existing Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) programmes. ‘Different but Normal’ is a book, containing a DVD and CD-ROM, for KS2; and ‘Young but not Carefree’ is a DVD and CD-ROM pack for KS3.

Different but normal

Young but not care free


Guidance for schools:

Supporting Young Carers in School

A comprehensive manual for school leaders and staff on identifying and supporting young carers.

Download the School Manual


 Other documents:

See me not just the problem - A useful booklet for young people affected by substance misuse.

 For those working with young adult carers:

This one-year research study by Surrey Young Carers is based on the views of young adult carers, families and professionals, and investigates the needs and barriers faced by young adult carers aged 16-24 living in Surrey.

Download the Executive Summary Report

http://www.surrey-youngcarers.org.uk/downloads/Young-Adult-Research-0112-Exec-Summary.pdf

Download the Full Report

http://www.surrey-youngcarers.org.uk/downloads/Young-Adult-Research-0112-Full-Report.pdf

  • Be Informed! - our new online resource for 16 - 24 year old carers. View the interactive version or download a copy. If you require copies of the pocket-sized printed version, please call 01483 565874.