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WELLBEING, SAFEGUARDING AND E- SAFETY

SAFEGUARDING AND E- SAFETY

SAFEGUARDING AT WROTHAM SCHOOL

Our school is a community and all those directly connected (staff, governors, parents, families and pupils) have an essential role to play in making it safe and secure. We welcome suggestions and comments that will contribute to this process.

Wrotham School recognises the importance of providing an ethos and environment within school that will help children to feel safe, secure and respected; encourage them to talk openly; and enable them to feel confident that they will be listened to.

We recognise that children who are abused or witness violence are likely to have low self-esteem and may find it difficult to develop a sense of self worth. They may feel helplessness, humiliation and some sense of blame. Our school may be the only stable, secure and predictable element in their lives.

Paired Working document

The Safeguarding Team (updated September 2017)

Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mr M. Cater (Headteacher)

Safeguarding Officer – Mrs S Groves

Year 10 and 11 Safeguarding Team – Mr Zamblera, Mr S Williams, Mr Scott, Mrs Delauney, Mrs Collacott.

Year 8 and 9 Safeguarding Team – Mrs Griffin, Mr Weeks, Mr Bishop, Miss Fuller.

Year 7 Safeguarding Team – Mrs Sanders, Mr Williams.

Attendance Safeguarding – Mrs Marchant

Safeguarding PA/ ADMIN – Mrs Lee

USEFUL DOCUMENTS

Safeguarding Policy September 2016

School Child Protection induction leaflet

Keeping_children_safe_in_education March 2015

Whistleblowing Policy

SAFEGUARDING TEAM STRUCTURE

Health and safety policy

Wrotham-School-Accessibility-Plan

Safer Recruitment Policy

Anti Bullying Policy 2016 17

 

ONLINE SAFETY

E Safety Policy Wrotham School

Social_Media_Guidance_UKCCIS_Final_18122015

Parental Controls Guidance

How to recognise and deal with Online Abuse

Cyberbullying Checklist

Online Grooming

Online Safety

Understanding Sexting

Online Safety for Teenagers

Pornography

Kent County Council Education Safeguarding Team:

 

esafetyofficer@kent.gov.uk  Tel: 03000 415797

Guidance for Educational Settings:

www.kelsi.org.uk/support-for-children-and-young-people/child-protection-and-safeguarding

www.kelsi.org.uk/child-protection-and-safeguarding/e-safety/e-safety-classroom-materials

www.kelsi.org.uk/child-protection-and-safeguarding/e-safety/e-safety-useful-links

Kent e–Safety Blog: www.kentesafety.wordpress.com

KSCB:

www.kscb.org.uk

 

Kent Police:

www.kent.police.uk  or www.kent.police.uk/internetsafety

In an emergency (a life is in danger or a crime in progress) dial 999. For other non-urgent enquiries contact Kent Police via 101

National Links and Resources

Action Fraud: www.actionfraud.police.uk

CEOP:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

www.ceop.police.uk

Childnet: www.childnet.com

Get Safe Online: www.getsafeonline.org

Internet Matters: www.internetmatters.org

Internet Watch Foundation (IWF): www.iwf.org.uk

Lucy Faithfull Foundation: www.lucyfaithfull.org

NSPCC: www.nspcc.org.uk/onlinesafety

ChildLine: www.childline.org.uk

Net Aware: www.net-aware.org.uk

The Marie Collins Foundation: www.mariecollinsfoundation.org.uk

UK Safer Internet Centre: www.saferinternet.org.uk

Professional Online Safety Helpline: www.saferinternet.org.uk/about/helpline

360 Safe Self-Review tool for schools: www.360safe.org.uk

 

Misuse of Drugs and Alcohol 

http://www.talktofrank.com/

 

Well-being: Support and Information

This page is a central resource for parents and students that offers advice and guidance relating to the well-being of young people.

The information on this page has been resourced from a wide range of organisations that offer support and guidance.

If require information that is not supported by the guidance on this page, do not hesitate to contact the school for details.

 

Support for students and parents.

LGBT students and Sexuality:

These resources support and guide young people and parents on subjects that relate to Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Trans students.

Wrotham School has a uniform policy that does not specify gender, for more information, please contact our pastoral team.

 

STONEWALL

http://www.stonewall.org.uk

Guides and information for students:

coming_out guide

staying_safe_online_guide for gay young people

 

 

Guides and information for parents:

Guide for parents and fmaily members of trans people in the UK

So you think your child is gay Support for parents

 

Websites

 

Transgender Support:

http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/

Gay, Lesbian and Bi Sexual Support and information:

www.stonewall.co.uk

 

Online Safety:

These resources aim to provide advice and guidance on staying safe online:

Resources for parents and students:

NSPCC – online safety

Think you know

Childline – Online Safety

Preventing Abuse

NSPCC

Preventing Abuse

Sexual Health

These resources are designed to help young people and parents with supporting safe sexual health and relationships.

 

For students:

NHS guide

Terrence Higgins Trust

 

For students and Parents:

Family Planning Association

Mental Health:

These resources aim to support good mental health in young people and adults:

 

Wrotham School employs a fully qualified counselor to support our students, please contact the school for more information on how to engage with this service.

Wrotham School has a strong partnership with Time to change and we regularly involve them in our work at school. You will often see their representatives and support teams at parents evenings and school events:

 

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/

 

They also produce a magazine called “speak out” an example of which can be downloaded here:

 

TTC Speak Out Winter issue

 

There are also many other sites that support this and other issues that can offer advice and support for broad or specific issues:

 

Young minds: http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

General Advice: http://www.themix.org.uk/

Self Harm: https://www.selfharm.co.uk/

Eating Disorders: https://www.b-eat.co.uk/

Childline: http://www.childline.org.uk/

Drugs and Alcohol:

These resources are aimed at supporting young people on improving awareness of the dangers relating to drugs and alcohol misuse.

 

Advice on drugs for students:

http://www.talktofrank.com/

 

Leaflets and Guides

The Truth About Drugs

Mephedrone

Legal Highs Leaflet

Gases, Glues and Aerosols

Cannabis Find Out The Facts

 

Advice on drugs and alcohol for Parents:

Does your child know more than you – MARCH 2014 v2

NHS guide

Childline

Tackling Extremism:

 

These resources aim to help identify and prevent young people from involvement in extreme ideological or religious beliefs and activity.

 

Leaflets and links relating to identifying and addressing extreme beliefs and behaviours:

 

Right Wing extremism:

Preventing Right wing extremism

Social Media:

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