Safeguarding Support for Students and Parents
We've carried out risk assessments to ensure a safe return to school for everyone during the coronavirus pandemic. You can find these here.
If you're feeling worried about the impact of coronavirus, you may find this link from Public Health England useful:
What to do if you have Concerns Outside of School Hours
The Report Abuse in Education helpline can be contacted on 0800 136 663, on Monday to Friday from 8am - 10pm, or 9am - 6pm at weekends. It can also be accessed by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The helpline was launched by the government in March 2021 following allegations of peer on peer abuse in educational establishments and the testimonies posted online. It is run by the NSPCC to both support potential victims and provide advice to children and adults.
Mental health support:
Extra guidance for parents and students on safeguarding issues:
Kooth (online mental health services for young people)
LGBTQ+ support links:
Mermaids - for gender diverse and transgender young people and their families
Young Stonewall - support for young lesbian, gay, bi and trans people
The Proud Trust - Empowering young people to make a positive change
This list of useful websites on this page has been drawn up to help parents advise their children, on some of the issues often faced by young people. It is also a useful resource for students who are looking for information on any of these topics.
These are trusted and informative websites with advice that is also followed in school.
Parents can always speak to their child's form tutor, year tutor or another member of the pastoral team for support on any of these issues.