SAFEGUARDING ADVICE FOR PARENTS

OUT OF HOURS ADVICE

 

Most of us look forward to the week ends and school holidays with great excitement but for some young people it can be a time of anxiety especially for those who rely on regular face-to-face contacts with their friends or who enjoy the security and structure provided by the school day.

 

If you are concerned about any young person in respect of their emotional well-being or you feel that they are vulnerable to harm or abuse and you are uncertain whether they are receiving support you may wish to contact one of the agencies listed. Many of the agencies have established links and will ensure that your concern or query is directed to the appropriate agency.

The relaxed atmosphere of a summer break can also lead to young people lowering their guard. Please continue to talk to the young people in your care about online and social media safety and encourage them to share any concerns that they have about any contacts they receive. CEOP have an excellent website called “Think u know” which can be accessed at https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

Please note that The Fountains Federation is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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POLICIES

SUPPORT AGENCIES

  • First Response (Staffordshire County Council Social Services) 0800 1313 126 [Emergency out of hours: 0345 604 2886]

  • Call Derbyshire (Derbyshire County Council Social Services)  01629 593 193

  • First Contact (Derby City Council Social Services): 01332 641172

  • Child Line 0800 1111

  • Online issues or exploitation contact Child Exploitation and Online Protection Agency (CEOP) https://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

  • Advice, support and how to report if you suspect that a young person is at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation - http://knowaboutcse.co.uk/

  • Advice, support and options if you or someone you love goes missing or runs away- 24 Hour Anonymous Helpline Text or Call  116 000

  • Advice, support and options if you suspect Radicalisation/Extremist behaviour - https://www.staffordshire.police.uk/article/7859/Prevent

 

Or contact:

  • Police 101 (999 in an emergency)

  • Crimestoppers UK 0800 555 111

Bitham Lane, Stretton, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0HB

Primary School

t: 01283 247600

e: enquiries-primary@fountains.staffs.sch.uk

High School

t: 01283 247580

e: enquiries-high@fountains.staffs.sch.uk

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