Safeguarding - Parent Support

Firework Safety

 

We have been forwarded a link giving advice and guidance regarding firework safety.  We thought it would be good to share with you at this time of year.

 

Please take a read here.

Cyberbullying - advice for parents and carers

 

It’s important to have regular conversations with your child about the online world, including issues like cyberbullying. This will help you to understand if they have ever experienced or witnessed online bullying for themselves, and give you an opportunity to support them and reassure them that you are always there to help.

 

Please read this article from the UK Safer Internet Centre.

Anxiety and Mental Health

 

You may find the two factsheets below useful.  They provide information regarding anxiety and mental health.

 

Click on the thumbnail images to download the documents.

The school is always here to support you with any worries or issues you may have.

Below is a list of contacts and links to websites and advice forums which you may also find useful:

 

Child Line  – 0800 1111

 

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline – 0808 800 5000

 

Drink Line   – 0800 917 8282

 

Frank – National Drugs Helpline  – 0300 123 6600

http://www.talktofrank.com/worried-about-a-child

 

NHS Smoking Helpline    – 0800 169 0169

 

Victim Supportline   – 0845 3030900

 

Samaritans   – 08457 909090

 

NHS Direct   –  Physical and Mental Health - 0845 4647

 

NHS Choices - Links to support lines for Mental Health

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/mental-health-helplines.aspx

 

NHS Live Well - Advice on various topics, including Sexual Health

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Sexandyoungpeople/Pages/Sex-and-young-people-hub.aspx

 

Respect Yourself - An app with positive messages to help support young people's mental health

https://respectyourself.org.uk/practical-daily-answers-young-people/download-the-app/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIi6a32t7R1gIVAQvTCh1VwQgREAAYAiAAEgKwFPD_BwE

 

Relate - Counselling and support for Relationships - Young People

https://www.relate.org.uk/relationship-help/help-children-and-young-people/children-and-young-peoples-counselling?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIi6a32t7R1gIVAQvTCh1VwQgREAAYAyAAEgIVkfD_BwE

 

Young Minds - Parent Helpline for worries about your child's Mental Health and wellbeing

0808 802 5544 (9.30-4pm on weekdays)

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-helpline/

 

Mind - Advice for Mental Health including Self-Harming

0300 123 3393 or text 86463 (9am-6pm on weekdays)