Renegadeandy, it may be to do with the fact that he probably trusts people on here to give advice that may help.
I know when I need help, I tend to go for a wide range of sources for it, because mates don't always cut it. Sometimes it takes a person who doesn't know you that well to lead you in the right direction.
I still want a report from this. I'd be glad for someone to sort something like this out, and to finally make something happen.
Good luck with it, and make sure she gets that note!
Even if you have to pass it to her form tutor or something to pass it to her