Health & Wellbeing

This page is designed to help you access information to support your health and wellbeing

Pupil Support Staff

Mr Colin Masterton


Mr Chris Jenkins


Mr Peter Starmuller


Ms Amy Byrne

Principal of Wellbeing

PSE Curriculum

Personal and social education (PSE) ensures that our young people develop the knowledge, skills, capabilities and attributes which they need for mental, emotional, social and physical wellbeing now and in the future. 

Junior PSE Schedule

Senior PSE Schedule

School Nurses

Do you need to speak to a school nurse? Contact them using the information below to arrange an appointment.


Telephone: 01349 781 440

School Counselling

Mallaig High School's counsellor is Margot MacDonald

What is counselling?

Counselling offers young people an opportunity to talk about their difficulties in a confidential manner. 

How do I see the school counsellor?

Speak to your Guidance Teacher or send Margot, our counsellor, an email directly at: 

LGBTQI+ Support

Mallaig High School proudly supports LGBTQ+ people. We take a zero tolerance approach to homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland provides quality youth work to LGBTI young people and works in partnership for LGBTI equality and human rights

Stonewall Scotland

Information and support for LGBT communities and their allies 

The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust is an LGBT+ organisation that supports LGBT+ young people  


Mermaids supports transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children and young people. They have a great section for parents.  

Charter Award

Mallaig High School is working towards achieving the Silver Charter Award from LGBT Youth Scotland

Mental Health Support

SAMH is the Scottish Association for Mental Health. Operating in communities to provide a range of mental health support and services.

Kooth provide qualified counsellors online 365 days a year.  Monday to Friday, from midday until 10pm and weekend 6pm until 10pm. It is free and no referral process is needed.

Phonelines for Mental Health Support



Practical advice and guidance on dealing with bullying behaviour 


Advice about different types of bullying and how you can get help and support

If you are experiencing bullying then speak to your Guidance teacher, or a member of staff you trust, to get support



Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) is the Scottish Government’s Youth Employment strategy to better prepare young people for the world of work

Skills Development Scotland

Support individuals throughout their career journey from school into further learning opportunities and employment 

My World of Work

My World of Work is Scotland’s career information and advice website


Use this website to find a job in the Highland area

Contact details: 

Contact details:

Both pupils and parents can contact our careers adviser.

Sexual Health 

Highland Sexual Health

Live Chat 4-6pm Mon-Fri (under 25s)

Book STI testing or discuss contraception with a professional


BISH is a guide to sex, love and you for everyone over 14. It’s for people who are (or are thinking about) having sex and relationships 


A guide to different forms of contraception 

  Free Condoms

Access free condoms by post by clicking the link above

Our nearest Sexual Health Clinic is at the Belford Hospital. It runs on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month (10.00am - 3.00pm)

Appointments for these clinics can be booked by phoning 01463 888300

Online Safety 

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP)

CEOP helps any child or young person under the age of 18 who is being pressured, forced or tricked into taking part in sexual activity of any kind. This can be something that has taken place either online or in ‘the real world’, or both. The CEOP Safety Centre has clear information and advice on what can be reported to CEOP, the reporting process and what will happen if you do decide to make a report. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button to the left.

If you are experiencing online bullying or something else online has worried you please speak to an adult you trust, or you can talk to Childline at any time on 0800 1111 or at

Bereavement Support

Extracurriculars and Clubs

MHS Offers Free Period Products

We provide free period products to anyone who needs them. 

These can be picked up from: 

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