Please use this google form to anonymously (if you wish) report any concern (such as bullying) you have about yourself or another student. This will then be picked up by a member of the pastoral team and actioned immediately.
This form is checked during school hours only.
Early Help is the extra support your family can get if you need it. It may be that you want to prevent a problem, or change things for your family before the problem becomes more serious.
It is not a specific service or team, it’s an approach that brings together people from a range of services and teams who will work together with your whole family to help improve the situation for everyone.
It can offer support to families from pre-birth to adolescents with all sorts of issues from parenting, employment and school attendance to emotional wellbeing or anti-social behaviour.
For more details visit: https://www.plymouthonlinedirectory.com/article/1889/Early-Help-Assessment-Tool
Childline is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. Childline counsellors are trained staff and volunteers who all have experience of listening and talking to children and young people.
Other useful Contacts
- Children who run away or go missing from home or care
- Provision of accommodation for 16 and 17 year olds who may be homeless and/or require accommodation
NSPCC Share Aware:
NSPCC have teamed up with O2 to help parents untangle the web and teach their children to be Share Aware.
Babcock One Minute Guides are quick and easy to access safeguarding reference guides that can be used to cascade information to staff, Governors and volunteers as part of their regular safeguarding training.
- What to do if you suspect a child a child is being abused (DFE Advice)
- Domestic Abuse: Various Information/Guidance (Home Office)
- Faith Based abuse: National Action Plan (DFE Advice)
- Relationship Abuse: Disrespect Nobody (Home Office Website)
Children and the courts:
- Advice for 5-11 year old witnesses in criminal courts (MOJ Advice)
- Advice for 12-17 year old witnesses in criminal courts (MOJ Advice)
Children missing from Education, home or care:
- Children missing education (DFE statutory guidance)
- Children missing from home or care (DFE statutory guidance)
- Children and adults missing strategy (Home office strategy)
Children with Family Members in prison:
- County Lines: Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults (Home office guidance)
- Child Sexual Exploitation: Guide for practitioners (DFE)
- Trafficking: Safeguarding Children (DFE and HO Guidance)
- Drugs: Advice for schools (DFE ACPO Guidance)
- Drugs strategy 2017 (Home office strategy)
- Information and advice on drugs (Talk to frank)
‘Honour Based Violence’:
- Female genital mutilation: Information and Resources (Home Office)
- Female genital mutilation: Multi agency statutory guidance (DFE, DH and HO statutory guidance)
- Forced Marriage: Information and practice guidelines (Foreign commonwealth office and home office)
Health and Wellbeing:
- Fabricated or Induced illness: Safeguarding Children (DE, Department for Health and Home office)
- Rise above: Free PSHE Resources on health, wellbeing and resilience (Public Health England)
- Medical Conditions: Supporting Pupils at school (DFE Statutory guidance)
- Mental health and behaviour (DFE Advice)
- Sexting: Responding to incidents and safeguarding children (UK Council for child internet safety)
- CEOP (Child exploitation and online protection command)
- Child International
- Internet Matters.org
- UK safer internet centre
- Think you Know
- UK Council for internet safety
- Prevent duty guidance (Home office guidance)
- Prevent duty advice for schools (DFE Advice)
- Educate against hate website (DFE and Home office)
- Gangs and Youth Violence: For schools and colleges (Home office advice)
- Ending violence against women and girls 2016-2020 Strategy (Home office strategy)
- Violence against women and girls: National statement of expectation for victims (Home office guidance)
- Sexual Violence and Sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges (DFE advice)
- Serious violence strategy (Home office strategy)
Plymouth Mash (Gateway)
If you are a member of the public and you’re worried about a child or young person or think they’re being abused, call 01752 668000 or email [email protected] or outside of normal working hours call Plymouth Out of Hours Service on 01752 346984. Plymouth Gateway is made up of multi-agency professionals who can give you advice, information and support.
The Gateway service is made up of multi-agency professionals who can give you advice, information and support. You can also contact the NSPCC if you want to talk to someone about your concerns and get advice.