Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any of our pupils please contact one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads: Mrs Sarginson, Mrs Hill or Mrs Dixon
Please see the safeguarding section of our website under Policies > Safeguarding.
Click on the following links for advice and support for helping children to cope with bereavement.
For additional resources click BEREAVEMENT RESOURCES AND ORGANISATIONS.
Respect for all counselling have a new helpline service. Click here to be taken to their website to find out more.
Help to equip your child with accurate information
YoungMinds: practical steps to take if you're anxious about coronavirus, If you’re worried about your child’s anxiety they've opened a parents’ helpline for confidential, expert advice. You can reach them at 0808 802 5544
Mind: how to take care of your wellbeing when staying home
Helplines and websites for children and young people
Shout Free, confidential support via text, available 24/7
The Mix Free confidential telephone helpline and online service that aims to find young people the best help, whatever the problem
ChildLine Confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem
Mental Health Support
Mental Health Foundation: Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities
Mind: A mental health charity Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm).
Samaritans: Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline).
SANE: Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
YoungMinds A charity dedicated to children’s mental health Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm).
Cruse Bereavement Care Support for grief and bereavement Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm)