Part of the Learning in Harmony Trust

"In the Learning in Harmony Trust, we work in harmony to achieve excellence for all. We live and breathe our values and focus on doing things the right way, providing the perfect environment for all our children to flourish and succeed. And with a diverse range of schools in two contrasting locations, we offer a unique opportunity for professionals looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a supportive, creative and forward-thinking environment."
Click here to find out more about the LiH Trust.

Upton Cross Primary School


The Children’s Society are determined to give every child in this country the greatest possible chance in life. Because no child should feel alone.  

Destitute Youth - providing advice, advocacy and casework support for young migrants, asylum seekers and refugees aged 14 to 21, who are destitute or at risk of destitution, across London.

Contact: 020 8221 8215  Mobile: 07885 972 057  

Family Voice - providing advice, advocacy and support for refugee and migrant families who face destitution and need help. They deliver professional awareness-raising sessions and group work to increase confidence, well-being and skills.

Contact: 0208 221 8200  For information about referrals - 020 8221 8215

Stand By Me - providing support for young migrants who have been separated from their family, asylum seekers and refugees who are between 16 and 21.

Contact:020 8221 8215  Mobile: 07885 972 057

Rise Project is a specialist service providing support for boys and young men aged 11 to 25 who have been trafficked to the UK.

To find out more telephone: 020 8221 8222

0800 1111

Children can contact Childline about anything. Whatever your worry, it's better out than in. We're here to support you.


Other useful phone numbers and services

Mental Health (Adult)

To make a referrals or enquiry for any Newham resident who is thought to require a mental health service call 020 3288 5100


Child Protection


NHS Emergency and Urgent Care

Advice on medical needs and illness which is not an emergency dial 111

Dial 999 for an emergency


Drug and Alcohol Helpline

0800 652 3879 or 020 8221 6000


Shelter Housing Helpline

020 7014 1540


FRANK- Drug Advice for Young People

0300 123 6600



08457 90 90 90 24 hours 365 days


Emergency Out of Hours Newham Housing Repairs

0800 952 5555 365 days

Adult Social Services 020 8430 2000 opt 8

National Gas Emergency Service 0800 111 999

UK Power Networks (power cut) 0800 028 0247

Thames Water (loss of water) 0800 316 9800

Newham Council 020 8430 2000